MARCH ON WASHINGTON
Sat August 24, 2013
Syracuse Common Council President Reflects on Missing the First March on Washington
Syracuse Common Council President Van Robinson was 25 years old when he and some friends decided to head from New York City to Washington D.C. for the March on Washington in 1963.
They didn't quite make it. He did make it to the 25th Anniversary in 1988, and is in Washington for the 50th Anniversary of that historic day.