[March on Washington Report]

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Adam Richardson describes elements of audio recording which includes singing. Clyde Williams of the Interdenominational Theological Center gives a report on the march on Washington. In the report he describes the people at the event including Mahalia Jackson and Martin Luther King Jr.

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00:00:05 Adam Richardson identifies himself and describes elements of audio.

00:00:43 Adam Richardson and an unidentified man have a conversation.

00:04:48 Talks and introduces Vivian McFadden.

00:06:22 Choir sings.

00:07:35 Unidentified woman reads “Sunny Side Up” by Joan A. Blauche.

00:10:23 Adam Richardson introduces special tape.

00:11:18 Choir Sings.

00:21:25 Dr. Harry V. Richardson talks about the greatest occasion of a lifetime, the march on Washington, and introduces Clyde Williams to give a report on the march on Washington.

00:23:28 Clyde Williams displays one of the signs carried at the march and describes the march as a miracle.

00:24:44 Describes his reason for attending the march.

00:27:32 Talks about seeing the crowd and how television was not able to give an accurate account of what was happening.

00:28:38 Talks about how when Mahalia Jackson stood to sing, it electrified the crowd.

00:30:33 Ends report.

00:30:44 Dr. Harry V. Richardson thanks Clyde Williams and asks if there are any questions and talks about bringing to an end a wonderful summer session.

00:31:33 Audio ends.


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