A&E Classroom: The Class of the 20th Century—1963-1968
Segments 1 & 2 on the March on Washington and Dr. King's speech.
Civil Rights Movement
Segment 22 of The Civil Rights Movement
Let Freedom Ring: Moments from the Civil Rights Movement
The March on Washington: Then and Now
The march had a clear impact, both on the passage of civil rights and on various nationwide public opinions. It proved the power of mass appeal and inspired many individuals. This is a photo slideshow from the March in 1963 and present.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: The Making of a Holiday
Minds that Matter: John Lewis
Segments on the March include:
Portrait in Black: A. Philip Randolph
In candid reminiscences, A. Philip Randolph recalls his historic confrontations with American Presidents Roosevelt and Kennedy. His courageous battle helped force open the door of equality for African American men and women workers. We see why this fearless Black leader became a legend in the American labor movement.
Soundtrack for a Revolution: Freedom Songs from the Civil Rights Era
"The music gave us the courage, the wheels, the drive to go on," Congressman John Lewis says of the Civil Rights Era. Singing was a method for expressing emotions.
Tony Brown's Essay on Martin Luther King Jr.
In an innovative program celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy, Tony Brown shares his historic experience as the coordinator of the “Walk To Freedom” civil rights march in Detroit on June 23, 1963. Brown’s essay is a story of truth, vision, courage, and transformation. Much of this Detroit speech was in the"I Have A Dream" speech given at the March on Washington.
Year by Year: 1963