Thousands commemorate March on Washington

Published: Dec 24 2013 04:12:11 AM EST   Updated On: Aug 28 2013 10:09:51 AM EDT

Thousands of people are gathering in Washington, D.C., today to mark the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Take a look at the activity in the capital leading up to today's anniversary.

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Thousands of people are gathering in Washington, D.C., today to mark the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Take a look at the activity in the capital leading up to today's anniversary of the historic August 28, 1963, March on Washington.

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