The Civil Rights Movement and the March on Washington, 60 Years Later


  • The March is a 1963 film by James Blue documenting the March on Washington. It was produced for the United States Information Agency to be shown outside of the United States. Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech has been redacted from this video due to the copyright held by King's estate.


  • Eyes on the Prize is the definitive documentary on the civil rights movement. The trailer is above; here are some viewing options:
    • PBS Passport - some episodes are free; some require PBS Passport Membership.
    • Available on Max with a subscription and other streaming services for rent - check JustWatch for more options.
    • Currently available on both YouTube and Vimeo (not linked here because these are likely to change/may violate copyright).


  • A brief video from the US National Archives about a photograph which has become an iconic image of the March.

Speeches and Interviews

  • John Lewis, Speech at the March on Washington: "We want our freedom, and we want it now."


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