March on Washington Film Series

Woodridge Library

March on Washington Film Series

Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, 6:30 p.m.

Eyes on the Prize Part 4: No Easy Walk (1961-1963) (55 Minutes)

march on wasThe civil rights movement discovers the power of mass demonstrations as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. emerges as its most visible leader. Some demonstrations succeed; others fail.

But the triumphant March on Washington, D. C., under King's leadership, shows a mounting national support for civil rights. President John F. Kennedy proposes the Civil Rights Act.

Best for ages 13 and older.