Dr. Eugene T. Paslov

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On Aug. 28, 1963, my wife Susan and I were standing on the Mall, between the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C. It was sweltering; the heat oppressive. But the gentle sway of 250,000 people, spread out on both sides of the reflecting pool as far as the eye could see, gave a sense of calm.

Susan and I made our way to the speakers' platform by the Lincoln Memorial and found some shade among those holding CIO and AF of L signs. We waited for the speakers.

The crowd was amazing. We had never seen so …

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