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The March on Washington and the Civil Rights Act of 1964

 

Washington D.C., in the summer of 1963, was more than a little nervous about the prospect of a big civil rights march coming to the city.  That worry extended from the president on down -- a fear that if it went badly, it could derail the efforts to pass the nation's most important civil rights law. NBC's Pete Williams reports.

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