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50th Anniversary Martin Luther King Jr's March On Washington
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at the Lincoln Memorial for his "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington, D.C. on Aug. 28, 1963.
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In this combination of Associated Press file photos, at top, civil rights protestors march down Constitution Avenue carrying placards during the March on Washington on Aug. 28, 1963; and at bottom, people rally at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 march Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington on Aug. 28, 1963. (AP Photo/File)
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In this combination of Associated Press file photos, at left, a mass of demonstrators leaves the Washington Monument for the March on Washington on Aug. 28, 1963; and at right, people line the Reflecting Pool as they attend a rally to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 march on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, in Washington. Fifty years after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. offered a transcendent vision of racial harmony for America's future with his "I Have a Dream" speech, tens of thousands gathered where he spoke Saturday to hear leaders tell them that while much has been attained, much remains unfinished. (AP Photo/File)
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In this combination of Associated Press file photos, at left, the top of the Washington Monument and part of a U.S. flag are reflected in the sunglasses of Austin Clinton Brown, 9, of Gainesville, Fla., during the March on Washington on Aug. 28, 1963; and at right, Claudia Hanes, from Kentucky, takes part in a rally to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 march, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, right. Tens of thousands of people marched toward the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and down the National Mall on Saturday, commemorating the 50th anniversary of King's famous speech and pledging that his dream includes equality for gays, Latinos, the poor and the disabled. (AP Photo/File)
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FILE - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. acknowledges the crowd at the Lincoln Memorial for his "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington, D.C. in this Aug. 28, 1963 file photo. Former South African President Nelson Mandela never met with King but the two fought for the same issues at the same time on two different continents. Mandela said in a 1964 speech that he was prepared to die to see his dream of a society where blacks and whites were equal become reality. King was killed by an assassin's bullet while working for that same dream. (AP Photo/File) (AP Photo/File)

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FILE- In this Aug. 28, 1963, black-and-white file photo Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., head of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, addresses marchers during his "I Have a Dream" speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. NBC News says it will rebroadcast a 1963 "Meet the Press" interview with Martin Luther King Jr. in honor of the March on Washington's 50th anniversary next week. King appeared on the news program three days before his landmark âI Have a Dreamâ speech at the civil rights march. (AP Photo/File)
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This 1966 photo provided by Maria Varela shows a member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, SNCC, working with students in a Head Start program in Canton, Miss. The photo was taken by Varela, then a member of SNCC, and was one of the few Latinos involved in the black civil rights movement. (AP Photo/Maria Varela, File)

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This1965 photo provided by Maria Varela, shows striking farm workers as they are evicted from a abandoned Air Force Base in Greenville, Miss. The photo was taken by Varela, then a member of SNCC, and was one of the few Latinos involved in the black civil rights movement. (AP Photo/Maria Varela, File)

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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 1963, file photo shows civil rights demonstrators gather at the Washington Monument grounds before noon, before marching to the Lincoln Memorial, seen in the far background at right, where the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom will end with a speech by Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., now known as the "I Have A Dream" speech. Next Wednesday, the nations first black president will stand near the spot where King stood 50 years ago, a living symbol of the racial progress King dreamed about, and enunciate where he believes this nation should be headed. (AP Photo, File)
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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 1963, file photo Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., center left with arms raised, marches along Constitution Avenue with other civil rights protestors carrying placards, from the Washington Monument to the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington. Next Wednesday, the nation's first black president, Barack Obama, will stand near the spot where Martin Luther King Jr. stood 50 years ago, a living symbol of the racial progress King dreamed about, and enunciate where he believes this nation should be headed. (AP Photo, File)
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People visit the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial after the march to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013. 50 years ago King delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
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Graphic shows location of expected attendee locations for 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;

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This Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013 photo shows the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial after the march to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013. 50 years ago King delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
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FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2011, file photo President Barack Obama, center, his daughter Malia Obama, left, and Harry Johnson, President and CEO of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Foundation, to his right, gaze up at the image of the historic civil rights leader on the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the National Mall in Washington. Next Wednesday, on Aug. 28, Obama, the nations first black president, will stand near the spot where King delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech 50 years ago during the March on Washington, a living symbol of the racial progress King of which King dreamed. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
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In this combination of Associated Press file photos, at top, a group of demonstrators pose for a photo at the Lincoln Memorial in during the Aug. 28, 1963 March on Washington; and at bottom, the Rev. Al Sharpton, center, arm-in-arm with Congressman John Lewis, lining up with Martin Luther King III, third from right, Andrea King, and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, second from left, after the rally at the Lincoln Memorial, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1963 march, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013. From the steps where King stood, orators spoke Saturday of promises yet unfulfilled in areas like voting rights, gun violence, economic inequality and equal protection under the law. (AP Photo/File)
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FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2011, file photo President Barack Obama speaks at the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington. Next Wednesday, on Aug. 28, Obama, the nations first black president, will stand near the spot where King delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech 50 years ago during the March on Washington, a living symbol of the racial progress King of which King dreamed. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
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50th Anniversary Martin Luther King Jr's March On Washington

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at the Lincoln Memorial for his "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington, D.C. on Aug. 28, 1963.

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