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A Motta restaurant on the motorway between Milan and Venice
On MLK Day, five decades after the March on Washington, LIFE.com presents pictures — many of which never ran in LIFE magazine — celebrating the people who transformed a rally into an era-defining event.
*** Were you, or was someone you know, at the March on Washington in 1963? If you have any photos from the event that you’d like to offer for possible inclusion in a special online gallery about the landmark event, please send lo-res JPEGs here, or contact us for details on how to contribute.
Not originally published in LIFE, but printed elsewhere in the years since. Martin Luther King Jr. addresses the crowd during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, August 28, 1963.
Something is rotten in the state of Denmark. See the film adaptation of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 2008 stage production of Hamlet, staring David Tennant as the prince who could not make up his mind and Patrick Stewart as the usurping king.
In 2010, Inge Wegge and Jørn Ranum spent 9 months above the Arctic Circle surfing, snowboarding, and subsisting in a cabin they built of driftwood, stone, and sea debris.
Watch a trailer for their award-winning film on the adventure.