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10 things about the March on Washington

Published: Aug 27 2013 12:05:56 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 04 2014 11:12:04 AM EDT

Today marks the 46th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Here are 10 things you may not know about the historic March on Washington, where MLK delivered his historic "I have a dream" speech.

March on Washington - Marchers With Signs
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Today marks the 46th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Here are 10 things you may not know about the historic March on Washington, where MLK delivered his historic "I have a dream" speech.

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