Tuesday, August 27th:
9PM ET: The March | Live Chat
Join PBS for a live chat during the broadcast premiere of the documentary film, The March. Replay Chat
Wednesday, August 28th:
|ONLINE EVENTS||SCREENING ROOM|
12PM ET: The March@50: Episode 1 "Jobs" - Chat with filmmaker Shukree Tilghman as he dissects the first episode of his web series, The March@50, inviting viewers into an extended dialogue about employment and economic equality. Replay this event
2PM ET: “Pre-March” - Revisit the political and racial climate of the U.S. in 1963 as organizers prepared for the historic March on Washington. What was at stake? Why were so many reluctant about the March and what made its stakeholders agree to do it against all odds? Replay this event
4PM ET: “In the Mind of an Influencer" - Just how aligned were organizing groups of the 1963 March on Washington? Why did Bayard Rustin insist on approving all messages and communication in advance? Join a conversation about the different groups who came together, despite their difference of opinions, to send one message of unity for change.
6PM ET: “The Living Petition: August 28, 1963” - Revisit the day of the March with a guest panel of civil rights leaders and organizers who will highlight some of the most memorable and interesting facts about the March on Washington. Replay this event
Browse and select from a handful of films & stories that highlight the 1963 March on Washington and Civil Rights Movement. Presented by trusted partners and PBS Member Stations. Enter the Screening Room
Screening Room Events:
1PM ET: Join PBSSoCal for a live studio conversation about the film, "Building The Dream: The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial." Replay this event
5PM ET: American Masters Presents James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket- Renowned author and poet James Baldwin, who made a prominent appearance at the March on Washington, brings you his own story in the film, The Price of the Ticket: exploring what it means to be born black, impoverished, gay and gifted – in a world that has yet to understand that “all men are brothers.” Join Co-Writers/Producers Karen Thorsen and Douglas K. Dempsey for an interactive screening, where they will answer what went into making the film and the man in front of the camera.
And join PBS every Wednesday in September for continued live chats and discussions around The March@50.