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Memories of the March

Fighting for Civil Rights from Wilson to Washington

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A native of Wilson, NC and son of a civil rights leader, U.S. Rep. G. K. Butterfield, describes segregated Wilson during his boyhood and his desire to see a change for blacks. Rep. Butterfield is best known for his successful litigation of voting rights cases and explains the importance of the March as a prelude to the Voting Rights Act.

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Memories of the March

Walt Shepperd Remembers the March

Walt Shepperd recalls the comradeship and bi-racial approach to the March on Washington.

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Memories of the March

Dale Tussing Remembers the March

Dale Tussing, Emeritus Professor at Syracuse University, remembers a fantastic atmosphere.

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Memories of the March

A Daughter Left at Home Marches On

The daughter of a NC speaker at the March honors her father's civil rights legacy.

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