ATLANTA - It was 50 years ago when the struggle for civil rights captured the nation’s and even the world’s attention during the March on Washington. That’s where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech which changed the course of the civil rights movement.
Channel 2 Action News anchor Jovita Moore presents a unique look back at this historic time through the eyes of a man who stood beside Dr. King.
Andrew Young shares his memories in a one-on-one conversation with Moore. The program pulls back the curtain on those volatile times through rarely seen historical interviews and video which show the challenges leaders faced bringing their message of equality to the world.
“Channel 2 is proud to bring our viewers a program that highlights such an important time in Atlanta’s and the nation’s history,” said Tim McVay, vice president and general manager of Channel 2 WSB-TV. “We invite viewers to watch this special presentation with their families.”
WHAT: REMEMBERING THE MARCH: Stories from Andrew Young
WHEN: Sunday, August 25, 2013
WHAT TIME: 7 p.m.
WHERE: Channel 2 WSB-TV & ABC
About Channel 2 WSB-TV
The ABC Affiliate is part of Cox Media Group and ranks as Atlanta’s number one local television station. The station also operates its website, wsbtv.com, its mobile site, wap.wsbtv.com, and airs MeTV on its digital channel 2.2.
About WSB-TV Family 2 Family The WSB-TV Family 2 Family Project underscores Channel 2’s commitment to comprehensive coverage of public service efforts in the community. As part of this long-running, station-wide effort, the station produces primetime programming that supports the four pillars of health, education, safety, and quality of life in Georgia. The Family 2 Family Underwriters are Southwest Airlines, American Signature Furniture, Kroger, Northside Hospital and Scana Energy.
About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of CoxReps. Additionally, CMG owns Cox Target Media, which operates Valpak, one of North America’s leading direct marketing companies, and Savings.com, a leading online source for savings. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 57 radio stations, eight daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 30 million TV viewers, more than 4 million print and online newspaper readers, and 14 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.