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Online Lecture: The March on Washington — Beyond the Dream

Program No. 24724RJ
Join us on Monday, Aug. 28, 2023, at 2 p.m. (ET)/ 11 a.m. (PT) for a FREE one-hour lecture and Q&A in honor of the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington.
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At a Glance

Join Carolyn Crouch, local expert and founder of Washington Walks, as we commemorate the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. In this online lecture, Carolyn will share behind-the-scenes stories of this monumental event, from its rapid organization to the crucial roles of D.C.'s Black leaders. Learn about the unique intersections of gender, celebrity and music that defined this pivotal moment in our nation's history. This lecture provides an illuminating exploration into an event that forever changed America.

General Notes

Your online lecture will take place live over the course of 1-2 hours. All times are listed in the EASTERN time zone. If you live in a different time zone, please adjust your schedule accordingly. This live online experience uses Zoom Webinar, an easy-to-use web video service that includes closed captioning. All you need is an Internet connection and your computer. You will receive a confirmation email when you enroll, and a reminder email one week and one day before, as well as the morning of the event with a link and instructions on how to tune in. You will not be pictured on screen during the lecture, but you will have the opportunity to ask the instructor live questions using the Q&A box. Unless otherwise noted, all those who enroll in this program receive access to the live event as well as a recording of the lecture that you can watch any time within the two weeks following the live event. This free lecture is in loving memory of August Ferretti, passionate lifelong learner and Road Scholar friend.

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