75 years ago today, Marian Anderson performed at the Lincoln Memorial after being banned by the Daughters of the American Revolution from use of its Constitution Hall. Here’s a speech by Interior Secretary Harold Ickes, who organized the event, followed by Anderson’s performance of “America.”
Ed Kilgore is a political columnist for New York and managing editor at the Democratic Strategist website. He was a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly from January 2012 until November 2015, and was the principal contributor to the Political Animal blog.
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