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March Speakers Talk Of Progress, Remaining Inequalities

Wednesday, on the same stretch of the National Mall where the Civil Rights Marchers of 1963 listened to the Reverend Martin Luther King, a far smaller crowd assembled to celebrate the Fiftieth Anniversary of that landmark moment in the struggle for civil rights.
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March Anniversary Attendees Encouraged To Keep Fighting

Young people at the Lincoln Memorial reflect on the significance of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.
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Bells Punctuate March On Washington Anniversary

Wednesday marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Melissa Block and Robert Siegel have more on the various events to mark the anniversary.
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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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