“This is The Day: The March on Washington” NYPL Panel Discussion [Audio]

MLK, Jr. at March on Washington – August 28, 1963
Copyright Leonard Freed

Earlier this summer, the NYPL hosted a panel discussion about the role that photography played in light of the American civil rights movement in the 1960s. The event highlights a selection of photographs by photojournalist, Leonard Freed, published as a book, entitled This is the Day – The March on Washington.

You can now listen to the audio of the panel moderated by Dr. Deborah Willis and featuring Michael Eric Dyson, Paul M. Farber, Brigitte Freed plus photographers Eli Reed and Jamel Shabazz.

This panel is part of a radio series for Art on Air, produced by artist, curator and NYPL librarian Arezoo Moseni. Check out the archives of Moseni’s radio series.

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