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Linda Deutsch: March on Washington

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265483_10150279316942154_4693925_oBy Linda Deutsch, the AP’s special correspondent in Los Angeles.

Below is a first-person account I wrote on the first big story I ever covered — the ’63 March on Washington.

Through the years, when I tell people that I covered the 1963 civil rights march on Washington, they often ask: “Did you know?”

They mean did I know I was present at the making of history? Did I know I was hearing one of the greatest speeches of all time — Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech?” Did I know that the nation would change because of this day?

The answer seems to be yes.

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