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Wilbert Corprew

Wilbert Corprew

Wilbert Corprew was a young college freshman in Virginia when a classmate recruited him to become part of the student nonviolent coordinating committee. Mr. Corprew talks about the training methods used and how they helped prepare him for protest activities. He also explains how that would lead to his participation in the march on Washington in August of 1963.
Clip Length 03:14 Premiere: 8/25/13

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Memories of the March

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Memories of The March is an online collection of local stories and memories about the March on Washington, highlighting first-person accounts from across the country.

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