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Changes in America Since the 1963 March on Washington
Michael Eric Dyson and Owen Ullman talked about changes in America since the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom,
August 28, 2013 : 1 hr. 4 min.

March on Washington Vignette
A U.S. Information Agency film documented the March on Washington . This film was directed by James Blue and was restored by the National Archives.
August 25, 2013 : 26 min. 3 sec.

50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
The JFK Presidential Library hosted a program to mark the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, with presentations from civil rights leaders, officials, & historians.
August 18, 2013 : 3 hr. 30 min.

History of Shaw University
Shaw University President Dorothy Cowser Yancy talks about the history of the university, which was founded in 1865 and is the oldest of the historically black universities.
June 16, 2013 : 5 min. 17 sec.

First Person Accounts from 1963 Birmingham Civil Rights Campaign
Participants in the 1963 Birmingham Civil Rights Campaign spoke about their experiences during the protest.
May 4, 2013 : 1 hr. 36 min.

Rep. Luis Gutierrez on Bi-Partisan Immigration Legislation
Representative Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) talked about immigration and legislation he drafted with a bi-partisan group of seven other House members.
April 20, 2013 : 31 min. 19 sec.

First Lady Michelle Obama hosts Jackie Robinson Workshop
First Lady Michelle Obama hosted the cast and crew of "42", a film about Jackie Robinson, the first African American to play major league baseball.
April 20, 2013 : 56 min. 11 sec.

From Emancipation to the Civil Rights Movement
A panel of professors talked about the history of black freedom movements and their significance to United States history.
April 13, 2013 : 1 hr. 30 min.

Women's Suffrage Parade Centennial
Scenes and interviews from a centennial celebration marking the March 3, 1913 Women’s Suffrage Parade on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, DC.
March 24, 2013 : 26 min. 49 sec.

Black Power Movement in the 1960s
Professor Howard Brick of University of Michigan talked about civil rights and the Black Power Movement in the 1960s.
February 24, 2013 : 1 hr. 15 min.
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