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Thanks so much -- the man behind this iconic image of Dr.
Martin Luther King Jr.
-- his right hand out.
During his I have a dream speech celebrating -- fiftieth anniversary with a commemorative photo journal of the historic march to Washington well.
In I have a dream a fifteen year testament to the march that changed America there are more than a hundred never before seen pictures.
I'm joined now by the legendary photographer who took those pictures.
Bob great to me from my employees while I feel like -- gather all the kids are hunt.
Who are watching and get a chance to hear what you have to say about history today.
Fifty years later you follow Dr.
Martin Luther King Jr.
you took many of the photos that we now see is these iconic images.
Why is it's so important to capture history.
In a photograph and what does it tell us -- Well.
Or there you've been to in our case.
We had a system of organized terror it was cold segregation.
And it's separated the races.
And the photographing.
The process of protest.
And revealed that.
And the horror and wolf -- -- did.
Visited upon us so.
We should never forget.
-- Brothers and sisters were.
The used in this terrible way and the civil rights movement systematically.
I mean those colored white -- with the outward manifestation.
Where the people in power.
-- -- blocks.
That they could not.
-- they couldn't.
-- certain place -- On -- -- from -- yes I mean it was the list went went on and on I mean almost every aspect of society there was a separation here that you know when you were taking these photos.
Did you know that you wore chronicling history that would be so important.
Well yes I mean I I did it because I knew how important it was and the thing we don't remembers.
We -- for a -- and at that time.
Congress was controlled by so the endemic -- Dixiecrat.
-- had spoken but little had changed.
And it was because of the genius.
The young people.
In the black demonstrators.
-- We were able to challenge that system.
But I would hate the body but body should have been enslaved.
There have been beaten.
And they had the genius to take their bodies and sit someplace.
-- that go home.
Try to vote and other peaceful way and get.
Yes of course that was -- very important carts because had they've been violent and provocative.
That they've just been exterminated.
So when you know must be so difficult to watch time go -- so quickly and and imagine now here we are fifty years past these photos.
When you look at present day time.
Do you think we've come far though.
First of what we should never forget that.
The civil rights -- that was the template for women for gays.
And for Hispanics really to try to break down the barriers that they have.
At a time recently -- The founding father of the -- first century.
And and of course many games have been made me African American community however.
Is still wide -- you know poverty and unemployment in which we're not doing much about at the moment.
Bob cattlemen has put together this beautiful book I have a dream a fiftieth.
Your testament to the march that changed American by the way he tells me he's not retired yet -- still hurt and another projects down in Florida great to meet you -- thanks so much for -- historical perspective.
Great to see.
And I think -- have a live picture right now where.
Yes this is where they walk we'll take place in the speeches today to commemorate.
Fifty years beautiful shot there coming out of Washington this morning.
Well you know his own course like that showed how determined he was you know he died -- -- me no mind.
And he had a thirteen year mission which he.
Almost completely Moscow.
-- to -- -- like 39 thanks so much a sure.
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