WGVU-TV commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
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Patrick Center August 27, 2013 | WGVU “In Performance at The White House: A Celebration of music from the Civil Rights Movement,” features Bob Dylan, Smokey Robinson, Natalie Cole and John Mellencamp.
At 9 PM, “The March” remembers “The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom” chronicling the 1963 event that drew a quarter million people to the nation’s capital. Denzel Washington provides the narration.
That’s followed by “Independent Lens’ The pawnbroker: Whitney Young’s fight for Civil Rights.”
Then finishing up the evening’s special programming at 11:00, “A Ripple of Hope,” a recounting of U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy’s extemporaneous and moving plea for peace and reconciliation after Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot to death in April of 1968.
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