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Historian William Jones joins Gwen Ifill on the PBS Newshour – August 14, 2013

William Jones HeadshotHistorian William Jones joins Gwen Ifill to offer an overview of how the March on Washington came to be, why President Kennedy wanted it to be called off and what roles women of color played on that historic day. Their discussion is one a series of conversations looking back at the legacy of August 28, 1963.

Click here to watch the video of the interview with William Jones.