This August marks the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Bill, who worked for the Peace Corps in Washington D.C. at the time, was in the crowd when leaders including Martin Luther King Jr. and John Lewis delivered their impassioned speeches. In the clip below, Bill shares some of his reflections on that historic day.
We want to hear yours. Were you there? We’re compiling personal stories and photos of the March on Washington, and will share them here on BillMoyers.com to celebrate the March’s 50th anniversary later this summer. Use the form below to submit thoughts, memories and pictures you have if you, your family or friends were there on that momentous day.