50 Years After the March on Washington, A Local Story Produced by La Garda

Multi-Emmy winning producer Velia La Garda is the producer of this segment for CBS2. Where anchor Pat Harvey takes a look back at the March on Washington with a Long Beach woman who was there 50 years ago. Peggy Dammond Preacely was a Freedom Rider who fought in the early 1960s for integration. She talks about how she felt hearing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the march and meeting him during her days in the Civil Rights Movement. Watch tonight’s 11P news on CBS2 in the Los Angeles area.

Photo: U.S. National Archives