Insights from Historians

Most of what people know of The March on Washington comes from what they see before them – in the form of pictures and video/film.  But historic events like this don’t just happen!  Our panel of distinguished historians gives us some insight as to some of the behind-the-scenes planning and other logistical nuances that helped to make sure that August 28th, 1963 would be a success!

 

1.  The Logistics Behind The March on Washington

 

2.  Why March (as opposed to other proven means – such as boycotts and legislation) and Why in DC??

 

3.  250,000 people: What Did the Numbers Mean??

 

4.  The Youth Movement within the Civil Rights Movement

 

5.  Don’t Limit The Rev. King to only one part of one speech…

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