Tagged: March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

Roy Wilkins Has A Word Or Two About Race Relations In 1964 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio – Issues and Answers – Roy Wilkins – Interviewed by Howard K. Smith – April 26, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Contrary to what is often said in some circles as a time when such landmark legislation as...

Status Of American Women In 1963 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Status Of American Women – NBC Special Report – Oct. 10, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With the Civil Rights Movement hitting a pivotal point in 1963, it’s also important to remember the question of Equal Rights for Women...

August 28, 1963 – March On Washington – The Civil Rights Movement In The 60s

August 28th marks the 57th anniversary of the legendary March on Washington. The largest Civil Rights demonstration of its kind up to this point, the march culminated in a day of speeches in front of the Lincoln Memorial and a general feeling that something had begun. Most people think of...