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AUG 29, 2013 - San Francisco Chronicle

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Obama inspires many in 50th-year King remembrance

Standing on hallowed ground for the civil rights movement, the very steps on the Lincoln Memorial from which the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke a half-century ago, Obama urged each person in the crowd Wednesday to become a modern-day marcher for racial harmony and economic justice. The nation's first black president and civil rights pioneers joined the crowd under showery skies 50 years to the day that King, with soaring oratory and a steely countenance, delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech, pleading for Americans to unite and create a land of opportunity for all. Obama paid tribute to ... Read More

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