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2018-03-30T22:55:59.000Z
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Video Title:
Part 1 - 'We Shall Overcome: Documentary of the March on Washington' [Official Audio]
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Listen to the official audio for "We Shall Overcome/Press Conference/I Have a Dream/He's Got the Whole World in His Hands" from 'We Shall Overcome: Documentary of the March on Washington' released by Folkways in 1963. Part 1 features Joan Baez, President Kennedy, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and Marian Anderson. This authorized recording was produced by the Council for United Civil Rights Leadership. 'We Shall Overcome: Documentary of the March on Washington' available on CD. Order on Smithsonian Folkways: https://folkways.si.edu/we-shall-overcome-documentary-of-the-march-on-washington/african-american-spoken-american-history-documentary-struggle-protest/album/smithsonian On August 28th, 1963, more than 250,000 people from across the United States gathered in Washington DC to join in peaceful protest against racial segregation and demand equal rights legislation from Congress. This radio broadcast, with performances by Joan Baez, Odetta, Bob Dylan, Peter, Paul & Mary, and Marian Anderson, and featuring Martin Luther King Jr’s inspiring "I have a dream" speech, documents this pivotal event in the Civil Rights movement, where the nation came together to demand that everyone be "...free at last!" Smithsonian Folkways: https://folkways.si.edu Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/smithsonianfolkwaysrecordings Twitter: https://twitter.com/Folkways Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smithsonianfolkways The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy (www.si.edu/copyright). Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time.
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25 min 7 sec
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music folk "Woody Guthrie" "Pete Seeger" Smithsonian Folkways old-time non-profit
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