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Live Blog: March on Washington

WTOP will be live blogging about the March on Washington.

Norton to request meeting with Secret Service

DC's delegate to request meeting with Secret Service over long lines at march anniversary

Tuesday - 09/03/2013, 04:30am EDT

Congresswoman: Secret Service "ruined" Wednesday's celebration

The U.S. Secret Service came in for some sharp criticism from Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton over how they handled security at Wednesday's March on Washington anniversary celebration.

Saturday - 08/31/2013, 01:52pm EDT

Part of famous trio returns to National Mall for anniversary march

Noel Paul Stookey, a third of Peter, Paul & Mary, talks to WTOP about his plans to return to the National Mall for the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington.

Thursday - 08/29/2013, 02:25pm EDT
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Obama: King's dream partly met, still unfulfilled

Obama: King's dream partly met, still unfulfilled and challenges remain

Thursday - 08/29/2013, 01:48pm EDT
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Oprah: King forced US to wake up, change

Oprah Winfrey tells March on Washington King forced US to wake up, eventually change

Thursday - 08/29/2013, 01:40pm EDT

More than 300 sites ring bells for MLK speech

More than 300 churches, sites ringing bells for MLK's 'I Have a Dream' speech around the world

Thursday - 08/29/2013, 03:28am EDT

Bernice King recalls day of MLK's speech

King's daughter opens commemoration of famous MLK speech 50 years ago

Thursday - 08/29/2013, 12:40am EDT

Clinton: Stop complaining and get to work

Clinton praises King, implores people to 'push open those stubborn gates' holding America back

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 05:58pm EDT

Daughters of Johnson, Kennedy: March on

Daughters of former presidents call on nation to continue dream of Martin Luther King Jr.

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 05:48pm EDT

Lewis says country has 'a great distance to go'

Longtime civil rights leader Lewis says country has 'a great distance to go'

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 04:10pm EDT

DC mayor uses march rally to call for DC statehood

DC mayor calls for statehood at March on Washington anniversary event

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 03:20pm EDT

King bemoans 'staggering' joblessness among blacks

Martin Luther King III grateful for achievements, says fight for civil rights must go on

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 03:00pm EDT

Obama holds Martin Luther King as personal hero

Obama was 2 when Martin Luther King spoke; now regards '63 march as a 'seminal event'

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 03:00pm EDT

Watch Live: 50th Anniversary March on Washington

Watch all the speeches live.

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 02:45pm EDT

Ex-ranger who guarded MLK recalls historic event

Former park ranger from upstate NY who guarded MLK during speech recalls historic '63 event

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 02:18pm EDT

Evers-Williams urges more work on civil rights

Evers-Williams: country has taken step back in civil rights

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 02:11pm EDT

The dream that almost never was

Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic "I Have a Dream" speech introduced the nation to the man who today is the face of the Civil Rights movement. But King didn't follow a carefully crafted script as he stepped to the microphone. Instead he pushed aside his notes and spoke from the heart. His speechwriter and attorney describes the inspiration for these momentous words.

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 10:08am EDT
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Rev. Jesse Jackson reflects on King, civil rights on 50th anniversary of March on Washington

The 50th anniversary of the March on Washington marks a day to reflect on past struggles and look to a hopeful future, civil rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson told WTOP Wednesday.

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 07:54am EDT
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U.Va. to mark 50 years since MLK's 'Dream' speech

Like the rest of the nation, Virginia is marking the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I have a Dream" speech.

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 06:39am EDT

'I Have a Dream' speech to be performed

Members of the public are being invited to hear a performance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech at Baltimore's City Hall.

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 06:37am EDT
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