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The 50th Anniversary Of The March On Washington

NPR will be providing live coverage of the events commemorating the 50th anniversary of the famous March on Washington, where President Obama is expected to address the nation.

Hosts Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson will be joined from the National Mall by Hansi Lo Wang of NPR's Code Switch Team and NPR reporter Allison Keyes. White House Correspondent Ari Shapiro will also report.


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