Over 200,000 were present for 'I Have A Dream' speech

On the 28th August 1963, over 200,000 people marched to the Lincoln Memorial where Martin Luther King addressed the crowd with his historic 'I Have A Dream' speech.

Demonstrators with placards marched to the heart of Washington DV to demand equal rights Credit: Topography/Topham Picturepoint/Press Association Images

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Crowds dip their feet in the famous reflecting pool which lies between the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Credit: Topography/Topham Picturepoint/Press Association Images
Thousands gathered for Martin Luther King's historic 'I Have A Dream' speech Credit: Topography/Topham Picturepoint/Press Association Images

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50 years since King's dream

Tens of thousands of Americans have gathered at Washington's National Mall to commemorate 50 years since Martin Luther King made his I Have a Dream speech.