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Transcript: Obama On The Legacy Of 1963 March On Washington

President Obama spoke Wednesday to mark the 50th anniversary of a milestone in the civil rights movement — the March on Washington, when Martin Luther King gave his famous "I Have a Dream" speech. Read and listen to the president's remarks.
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Fort Hood Gunman Nidal Hasan Sentenced To Death For 2009 Attack

Former Army psychiatrist Nidal Hasan was found guilty last week of killing 13 people in a shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas, in 2009. During his trial, Hasan represented himself and called no witnesses.
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Looking For Free Condoms? There's A Health Department App For That

State and local public health departments are turning to apps as to help them reach people when they need help the most. Birth control finders, recipe tweakers and searchable restaurant inspections are in the mix.
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Speaking At The Lincoln Memorial, Obama Assesses 'The Dream'

President Obama delivered a nuanced analysis of the progress of Martin Luther King's dream on the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington.
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LISTEN: Rare Recording Of '52 Speech That King Drew From

Chicago Pastor Archibald Carey Jr. ended his address to the 1952 GOP convention with a call to "let freedom ring" that King would echo in 1963 at the March on Washington. Decades later, a recording of Carey's address has been found.
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Crowd Amped Up For March On Washington Commemoration

Thousands descended on the National Mall on Wednesday to mark the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. President Obama will be among the speakers.
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Microsoft Vs. Medium: A Tale Of Two Office Cultures

The corporate culture at Microsoft seems to go against the tech industry's trend toward more empowered employees. The focus on the software giant's inner workings comes as Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer prepares to depart.
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Probation For George Zimmerman's Wife On Perjury Charge

Shellie Zimmerman pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge related to statements she made about her family's finances. Her husband was acquitted of all charges in the shooting death of African-American teen Trayvon Martin.
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Civil Rights Fight Of Today: Complacency?

Host Michel Martin talks with a group of young leaders about the future of civil rights. She asks about the social justice issues of today and the evolution of activism.
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Rep. Lewis: 'I Gave A Little Blood Here And There'

Congressman John Lewis is a senior statesman now, but he was just 23 when he spoke at the March on Washington. He tells host Michel Martin what went through his mind during that historical moment, and what young people can learn about the movement today.

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