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AP PHOTOS: Remembering March on Washington

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Photo -   FILE - The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., head of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, speaks to thousands during his "I Have a Dream" speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial for the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in Washington on Aug. 28, 1963. Actor-singer Sammy Davis Jr. is at bottom right. (AP Photo/File)
FILE - The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., head of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, speaks to thousands during his "I Have a Dream" speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial for the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in Washington on Aug. 28, 1963. Actor-singer Sammy Davis Jr. is at bottom right. (AP Photo/File)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Fifty years ago Wednesday, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in the nation's capital. The speech was a rousing call to arms that bolstered the growing civil rights movement, and many argue it helped lead to major legislation passed by Congress a few years later.

Here are 10 photos from that day, Aug. 28, 1963:

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