Commemorating the anniversary of the March and Dr. Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" Speech

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 10:56 AM EDT

Bernice King Recalls Day of MLK's Speech

Bernice King Recalls Day of MLK's Speech

The Rev. Bernice King is opening the celebration of her father's famous "I Have a Dream" speech with an interfaith service in Washington.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 06:55 PM EDT

March on Washington: Rep. John Lewis

March on Washington: Rep. John Lewis

Rep. John Lewis' speech at the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 06:55 PM EDT

March on Washington: Oprah Winfrey

March on Washington: Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey's speech at the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 06:55 PM EDT

March on Washington: Bill Clinton

March on Washington: Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton's speech at the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 06:55 PM EDT

March on Washington: Jimmy Carter

March on Washington: Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter's speech at the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 06:55 PM EDT

March on Washington: Dr. Bernice King and Bell- Ringing

March on Washington: Dr. Bernice King and Bell- Ringing

Dr. Bernice King's speech at the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, and the bell ringing that followed.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 01:37 PM EDT

Alabama Church Bells to 'Let Freedom Ring'

Alabama Church Bells to 'Let Freedom Ring'

Former President Jimmy Carter will join members of the King family and Georgia Rep. John Lewis -- who also spoke at the 1963 March on Washington -- in ringing a bell that hung in the 16th Street Baptist...

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 06:22 PM EDT

Talk Around Town: Realizing the Dream

Talk Around Town: Realizing the Dream

Some people say the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington has reenergized their spirit. Listeners told WHUR's Molette Green how this week's events have changed them.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 06:25 PM EDT

Obama: March on Washington Also About Economic Justice

Obama: March on Washington Also About Economic Justice

Mark Murray, NBC News Senior Political Editor, discusses the latest on an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria, and previews President Barack Obama's speech in advance of the 'Let Freedom Ring'...

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 08:43 PM EDT

President Obama's Speech for the 50th Anniversary

President Obama's Speech for the 50th Anniversary

Text of President Obama's speech on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech, as provided by the White House.

March on Washington: 50 Years
Fifty years ago, civil rights advocates from across the United States convened on Washington, D.C. to demand jobs and freedom for all Americans. The power of the gathering, and of the ringing refrain of Dr. Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech, continues to power civil rights movements today.

NBCWashington presents complete coverage of the 50th anniversary.
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