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Leonard Freed is best known for his image of Martin Luther King Jr, after King won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964.

Leonard Freed is best known for his image of Martin Luther King Jr, after King won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964.

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Did We Really Learn the Lesson of the March on Washington?

Fifty years ago this week, the civil rights movement rocked the nation's capital. Bayard Rustin, Martin Luther King, Roy Wilkins and the other major civil rights leaders led thousands of activists in a march on Washington. Their goal was to build pressure on Congress to move forward with the civil rights bill that President Kennedy had proposed.