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Martin Luther King and the March on Washington 2013
Martin Luther King and the March on Washington: Documentary commemorating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther Kings March on Washington, a pivotal moment in the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. This programme tells the story of the how the march for jobs and freedom began, speaking to the people who organised and participated in it. Using rarely seen archive footage the film reveals the background stories surrounding the build up to the march as well as the fierce opposition it faced from the JFK administration, J. Edgar Hoovers FBI and widespread claims that it would incite racial violence, chaos and disturbance.