March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom



Locations
Participants
Compositions

Timeline

Y/M/D Description Place
1963/08/28 During Dr King's prepared speech "Normalcy, Never Again", Mahalia Jackson calls to him "Tell them about the dream, Martin."
1963/08/28 American folk singer Odetta performs "I'm On My Way"
1963/08/28 Joan Baez performs "Oh Freedom" (also known as "Sweet Freedom") and then leads the crowd in "We Shall Overcome"
1963/08/28 Mahalia Jackson sings "How I Got Over" and "I've Been 'Buked and I've Been Scorned" at the Lincoln Memorial
1963/08/28 Jackie Robinson and his son David are interviewed during the March on Washington. Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC
1963/08/28 Peter, Paul and Mary sing Bob Dylan's "Blowin' in the Wind" and Pete Seeger's "If I Had a Hammer"
1963/08/28 Marian Anderson sings "He's Got The Whole World In His Hands" after Dr King's "I've Got a Dream" speech.
1963/08/28 Josephine Baker, wearing her uniform of the French Resistance, speaks at the March on Washington Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC
1963/08/28 Joan Baez, Dylan, Freedom Singers, Peter Paul and Mary and Theodore Bikel perform "We Shall Overcome"
1963/08/28 Bob Dylan performs a duet, "When the Ship Comes In", with Joan Baez and sings a solo version of "Only A Pawn In Their Game" Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC
1963/08/28 Martin Luther King, Jr speaks on the second day of the Great March on Washington. Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC

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Society: Civil Rights


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