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50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

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WCQS will broadcast special coverage on Wednesday for the 50th anniversary of the march on Washington. Our coverage from NPR will begin at 2 p.m.

Speakers scheduled to speak between 2-3 PM ET:
•         Representative John Lewis
•         President Jimmy Carter
•         President Bill Clinton
•         Members of the King family
•         President Obama

The speeches are scheduled to run 6-7 minutes each and we will carry them without interruption. President Obama is scheduled to speak between 2:45 PM ET and 3.05PM ET.