Current Event Connections: The March on Washington

Watch The story behind “I Have a Dream”

Read “Fast Facts

Read John Lewis’ Speech

Watch (part 1 and part 2) March On Washington Experience

Research the story behind the songs “Blowin’ in the Wind” and “Only a Pawn in Their Game”

Read excerpts from Press Releases

Response Question:
“According to the Washington Post, the city denied a parade permit to George Lincoln Rockwell, leader of the Anti-Negro Anti-Jew American Nazi Party, on the day of the march. Why do students think he was denied a permit? Do students think the decision to deny him a permit follows the First Amendment? Why or why not?”

First Amendment


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