Montgomery AL http://ripr.org en Rhode Islander Remembers Historic 1963 March On Washington http://ripr.org/post/rhode-islander-remembers-historic-1963-march-washington <p>August 28<sup>th</sup> marks the 50<sup>th</sup> anniversary of the March on Washington. Best known for Martin Luther King’s “I have a dream” speech, it was also a pivotal moment in the history of the civil rights movement.</p><p>Rhode Island Public Radio’s Flo Jonic talks with a Rhode Islander who was one of the quarter-of-a-million people there.</p><p></p><p></p><p>Monteiro went on to work as a body guard for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the Selma to Montgomery march. He describes the slain civil rights leader as a quiet man who enjoyed a good joke.</p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 12:09:10 +0000 Flo Jonic 20748 at http://ripr.org Rhode Islander Remembers Historic 1963 March On Washington