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With 50th Anniversary Of March On Washington Approaching, Santa Barbara Woman Talks About Being Part Of Historic Event

Posted on Friday, August 23, 2013 11:24am

People from all over the country are heading to Washington, D.C., for the 50th anniversary of the March On Washington, which was one of the key events in the civil right movement.

The anniversary brings out strong emotions for a Santa Barbara woman.

Judith Meisel survived the Holocaust.

When she moved to America, and saw racism firsthand, she joined the civil right movement, taking part in the historic August, 1963 march.

KCLU’s Lance Orozco has the story.

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