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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Charlton Heston and Marlon Brando speak with author James Baldwin during the March on Washington. The openly gay Baldwin served as one of the literary voices of the civil rights era, producing the essay collection "Notes of a Native Son" and novels such as "Giovanni's Room" and "Go Tell It on the Mountain."


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