Thousands pay homage to Luther King's dream

Fifty years ago, up to 250,000 Americans marched into Washington to hear Martin Luther King declare his dreams for the future. It was a speech that defined the civil rights movement.

Today, thousands have returned to Lincoln Memorial to remember the day that became a catalyst for reform in the United States.

ITV News' Special Correspondent Rageh Omaar reports.

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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.