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This award-winning e-book was produced by Comcast NBCUniversal in recognition of the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. The interactive publication contains more than 25 clickable video interviews with key figures of the Civil Rights movement, such as Jesse Jackson, Ambassador Andrew Young, Rev. Dr. Joseph E. Lowery, and Rev. Samuel “Billy” Kyles, along with others who attended the march in person, watched it on TV, or were too young to participate but were affected by its legacy nonetheless. There is also an introduction by Lester Holt of NBC News, historic photographs and informative bonus features. Written by acclaimed journalist and historian Terry Golway who paints a gripping overview of the racism, prejudices and politics that led up to the march and the social changes of the 1960s. This free publication was originally released in 2013 as part of Comcast’s His Dream, Our Stories project and has been recognized with multiple awards including a 2014 QED Seal of Approval, a 2014 Kirkus Starred Review, a Gold Benjamin Franklin Digital Award and eLit Awards Gold and Bronze Medals.