American Experience

Reframing The March on Washington

Clip: Season 34 Episode 2 | 9m 47s

Edward R. Murrow, head of the United States Information Agency began producing a documentary about the upcoming March on Washington. But as the project neared completion, Murrow was losing a battle with cancer. And the film’s political opponents wanted to make sure it would never be seen. President Lyndon B. Johnson tasked a groundbreaking diplomat, Carl Rowan, with seeing the project through.

Aired: 02/15/22

Rating: NR

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