Today in History
March 25, 1965
Martin Luther King Jr. marches
Martin Luther King Jr. leads 25,000 on the Alabama Freedom March. In five days they cover the 54 miles from Selma, Alabama, to the steps of the state capitol in Montgomery. The protesters demand an end to racial discrimination, but Governor George Wallace does not meet with any of the marchers.
Today's Feature History Article
Photographer Bob Adelman's picture of Martin Luther King, Jr., taken 40 years ago, captures one of the greatest speeches in American history
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