March on Washington: Protest Songs of the 1960s
Counterpoints: Special Presentations and Collaborations
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14 at 12 PM
NO TICKETS REQUIRED
Roundtable Discussion with Nicholas Alexander Brown, Music Division / James Wintle, Music Division / Todd Harvey, American Folklife Center
In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, Library curators lead an open roundtable discussion about the music that came to shape American culture during the 1960s. Explore the origins and legacies of songs and musicians whose work has become synonymous with American culture, from “We Shall Overcome” to Marian Anderson, Bob Dylan and Joan Baez.
Presented in association with the exhibition, “A Day Like No Other: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington” / Office of Opportunity, Inclusion and Compliance / Daniel A.P. Murray African-American Culture Association / LC GLOBE / Hispanic Cultural
Society / B.I.G.