Celebrities who joined March on Washington

POSTED: 03:57 PM PST Jan 19, 2014    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Jan 17, 2016 

When Martin Luther King Jr. gave his "I Have a Dream" speech on the Lincoln Memorial steps during 1963's March on Washington, more than a few famous faces were on hand to help the cause.

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Hollywood actors and other celebrities flew to Washington, D.C., to take part in the March on Washington on a "celebrity plane" organized by Harry Belafonte and Clarence Jones, King's lawyer, advisor and close friend. Here Belafonte, James Garner, Marlon Brando and Charlton Heston deboard the chartered plane.


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