The 1979 March’s Place in History

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So why was there a 1979 March on Washington? What could it possibly have achieved? Can it teach us anything now?

I went to Washington for the event and was one of those who marched that Sunday. Having been to some huge antiwar demonstrations, I was disappointed by the relatively small size of the crowd. I can barely remember either the march or the rally afterward. But I do have three vivid memories from that long weekend:

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