John Lewis address, “March
for Jobs and Freedom

Speaker: John Lewis
Delivered On: 8/28/1963
Place: Washington DC
Subject: March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington,
D.C., 1963.

Civil rights movements–United States–History–20th Century.
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Description: John Lewis was a radical among the civil rights leadership. His address, remarked
the historian Taylor Branch, expressed “scolding, cold-eyed idealism.” John Lewis,
leader of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), addressed the largest
civil rights gathering at the Lincoln Memorial. His fiery oratory proved unsettling
to march organizers
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