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January 15, 2009

Performing At The March

Noel Paul Stookey, best known as Paul of the musical group Peter, Paul and Mary, will never forget performing at the March on Washington in August, 1963.

Noel knew when he got the invitation that the event was an important moment in the civil rights movement, but it wasn't until the trio got on stage at the Lincoln Memorial that he realized how huge the march was. Noel talks about the sense of hope he felt in the crowd that day - and how it reminds him of the hope inspired in many by Barack Obama.

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