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A "City" fights to end poverty


Civil rights leaders and others gather in nation’s capital to demand change 

They came by train. Some traveled by bus. Others made the long, slow trek in covered wagons led by mules. But no matter where they came from, those who journeyed to the nation's capital in May 1968 were there for a common purpose: to bring attention to the plight of America's neediest, and to demand that leaders take action.