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Martin Luther King Jr.

"Original 1963 Agenda"

August 28, 1963

Lincoln Memorial Program

1. The National Anthem, Led by Marian Anderson

2. Inovation, Led by The Very Rev. Patrick O'Boyle, Archbishop of Washington

3. Opening Remarks, A. Philip Randolph,Director March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

4. Remarks, Dr. Eugene Carson Blake, Stated Clerk, United Presbyterian Church of the U.S.A.; Vice Chairman Commission on Race Relations of the National Council of Churches of Christ in America

5. Tribute to Negro Women Fighters for Freedom:
  * Mrs. Medgar Evers
  * Daisy Bates
  * Diane Nash Bevel
  * Mrs. Herbert Lee
  * Rosa Parks
  * Gloria Richardson

6. Remarks, John Lewis, National Chairman, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

7. Remarks, Walter Reuther, President, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America, AFL-CIO; Chairman, Industrial Union Department, AFL-CIO

8. Remarks, James Farmer, National Director, Congress of Racial Equality

9. Selection, Eva Jessye Choir

10. Prayer, Rabbi Uri Miller, President Synagogue Council of America

11. Remarks, Whitney M. Young, Jr., Executive Director, National Urban League

12. Remarks, Mathew Ahmann, Executive Director, National Catholic Conference for Interracial Justice

13. Remarks, Roy Wilkins, Executive Secretary, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

14. Selection, Miss Mahalia Jackson

15. Remarks, Rabbi Joachim Prinz, President American Jewish Congress

16. Remarks, The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., President, Southern Christian Leadership Conference

17. The Pledge, A. Philip Randolph

18. Benediction, Dr. Benjamin E. Mays, President, Morehouse College

"WE SHALL OVERCOME"

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