Datebook: August 28 - MLK's "I Have A Dream" 50 Years Ago

Aug 28, 2013

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's historic speech was the grand finale of speeches given during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, which drew a crowd of over 200,000 to the Lincoln Memorial. King described the "fierce urgency of now" for  civil and economic rights and racial harmony.

It’s Wednesday, August 28

A Paducah Town Hall Meeting about the National Alzheimer's Plan is tomorrow night from 5:30-7 at the McCracken County Public Library. The meeting offers a chance to share ideas and concerns with government representatives, hear about the latest Alzheimer's issues, discuss concerns families are facing, and find out about upcoming events. For more information, call 1-800-272-3900.

Friday’s the pre-registration deadline for the Soybean Talent Show, to be held on the big stage in downtown Martin, Tennessee, on September 2nd during the Soybean Festival. The entry fee is $25 per act. Entry forms are at or (731) 587-5549.

Maiden Alley Cinema presents "The Way Way Back" this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. The coming-of-age story tells about 14-year-old Duncan's summer vacation with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend, and his daughter Steph. Find showtimes and ticket information at

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