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March on Washington Coverage

Written by Fred Vigeant, Director of Programming and Promotions for TV and Radio | Aug 28, 2013 5:03 AM

Join us as President Obama honors Martin Luther King on the 50th Anniversary of Reverend King's "I Have A Dream Speech."  He'll speak on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in front of the thousands of people who have gathered to pay tribute to King's legacy.  That's live coverage of the President commemorating the historic anniversary of the March on Washington.  We also anticipate speeches from President Jimmy Carter, President Bill Clinton, and Members of the King family.  Coverage begins today at noon during Here and Now and will continue on witf until 4pm.  The Story and Fresh Air will not air today.  However, you can catch a later broadcast of Fresh Air tonight at 10pm on witf.  


Also join us for PBS Newshour on witf TV:

As the nation marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, the PBS NewsHour prepares to make some history of its own. Wednesday, Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff will sit down with President Barack Obama. The duo will talk to the president in the White House, soon after he delivers a speech at the Lincoln Memorial that commemorates Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech.  Join us for this special conversation tonight at 6:00pm on witf tv.


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