Upstate History Documentaries

Dorothy Cotton | March on Washington

Clip | 3m

Dr. Dorothy Cotton was the Director of Education, and part of Dr. Martin Luther Kings trusted inner circle in the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Dr. Cotton discusses the importance of the Citizenship Education Program she help develop, and explains how it played a pivotal role in the success of the March on Washington and other subsequent rallies.

Aired: 08/25/13

Rating: NR

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Upstate History Documentaries is a local public television program presented by WSKG.

Funding for Memories of The March is provided by CPB.