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WATCH: Martin Luther King, Jr.’s March on Washington TV appearance

Three hours before speaking at the historic March on Washington on August 28, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke on "Meet the Press" about his hope for the future.
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Three hours before speaking at the historic March on Washington on August 28, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke on "Meet the Press" about his hope for the future.

Just hours before speaking at the historic March on Washington on August 28, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke on Meet the Press about his vision of economic, social, and political equality.

“I think that we must face the fact that, in reality, you cannot have economic and political equality without having some form of social equality. I think this is inevitable. And I don’t think our society will rise to its full maturity until we come to see that men are made to live together as brothers, and that we can have genuine inter-group, inter-personal living and still be in the kind of society which we all long to achieve.”

Watch the rest of the discussion below.

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