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LIVE VIDEO: 50th anniversary of the March on Washington (NOW)

President Obama, former President Bill Clinton and other dignitaries and celebrities deliver remarks at a commemoration of the 1963 demonstration for jobs, economic justice and racial equality at the Lincoln Memorial.
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President Obama, former President Bill Clinton and other dignitaries and celebrities deliver remarks at a commemoration of the 1963 demonstration for jobs, economic justice and racial equality at the Lincoln Memorial.


LIVE VIDEO — President Obama, former presidents Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter and other dignitaries and celebrities deliver remarks at a commemoration of the 1963 demonstration for jobs, economic justice and racial equality at the Lincoln Memorial (note: The Ed Show will feature extended coverage of today’s events at 5pET/4PCT on MSNBC!).

Here’s the full list of speakers (all times are Eastern and are tentative):

11:05am Invocation by Past A.R. Bernard
11:07am Opening Call to Commemoration by Amb. Andrew Young
11:20am Senator Angus King Remarks
11:22am Johnny Dupree, National Conference of Black Mayors, Remarks
11:25am Performance by Peter & Paul of Peter, Paul, & Mary
11:30am Charles Steele, Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Remarks
11:32am Melanie Campbell, Coalition on Black Civic Participation, Remarks
11:35am Rep. Joaquin Castro Remarks
11:37am PM Perry Christie, Bahamas, Remarks
11:44am Myrile Evers Williams Remarks
11:48am Kristen Stoneking, FOD, Remarks
11:50am Mee Moua, Asian Americans Advancing Justice, Remarks
11:52am Gov. Martin O’Malley Remarks
12:00pm Fred Maahs, American Association of People with Disabilities, Remarks
12:02pm Video: Ban Ki Moon
12:04pm Ben Jealous, NAACP President, Remarks
12:06pm Roslyn Brock, NAACP, Remarks
12:08pm Alan Van Capelle, Bend the Arc, Remarks
12:16pm Rev. Joseph Lowery Remarks
12:20pm Laura Turner Seydel, Captain Planet Foundation, Remarks
12:22pm Eliza Byard, Gay, Lesbian, & Straight Education Network, Remarks
12:24pm Bill Russell Remarks
12:32pm Clayola Brown, A. Phillip Randolph Institute, Remarks
12:34pm Lee Saunders Remarks
12:36pm Rep. Donna Edwards Remarks
12:42pm Ingrid Saunders Jones, National Council of Negro Women, Remarks
12:44pm Mark Tillman, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Remarks
12:52pm Delores Huerta Remarks
12:55pm Lynn Stratford, UNICEF, Remarks
12:57pm Judy Vrendenburgh & Shanita McArthur, GIRLS INC, Remarks
12:59pm Leann Rhimes Performance, Amazing Grace
1:04pm Rep. Marcia Fudge Remarks
1:08pm Mark Morial, National Urban League, Remarks
1:10pm Mary Kay Henry, Service Employees International Union, Remarks
1:12pm Jamie Foxx Remarks
1:15pm Alayna Eagle Shield, National Congress of American Indians, Remarks
1:17pm Sophia Campos, DREAMers, Remarks
1:19pm Video: Sidney Poitier
1:26pm Phillip Agnew, Dream Defenders, Remarks
1:28pm Rev. Al Sharpton Remarks
1:31pm Julian Bond Remarks
1:33pm Randi Weingarten, American Federation of Teachers, Remarks
1:36pm Lynda Johnson Robb Remarks
1:39pm Caroline Kennedy Remarks
1:43pm Forest Whitaker Reading
1:50pm Marian Wright Edelman, Children’s Defense Fund, Remarks
2:00pm Oprah Winfrey Remarks
2:04pm Rep. Lewis and King Family introduced
2:05pm Presidents Descend Stairs
2:06pm Star Spangled Banner Performed
2:10pm Rep. John Lewis Remarks
2:14pm President Jimmy Carter Remarks
2:21pm President Bill Clinton Remarks
2:32pm King Family Remarks
2:44pm President Obama Remarks
2:59pm Ringing of the Bell with Presidents Obama, Clinton, and Carter, the King Family, and Rep. John Lewis

Leaders of the March on Washington for Jobs & Freedom including Rabbi Joachim Prinz, Eugene Carson Blake, Martin Luther King, Floyd McKissick, Matthew Ahmann & John Lewis lead a procession. (Photo by Robert W. Kelley/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)