1963 March Attendees: Belafonte, Heston, and Davis Jr.

Here’s an interesting trio of celebrities in attendance at the ’63 March on Washington. Sammy Davis Jr., Charlton Heston, and Harry Belafonte.

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Charlton Heston and Harry Belafonte walking past marshals at the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington,1963
Charlton Heston and Harry Belafonte walking past marshals at the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington,1963
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Sammy Davis, Jr., waving to people as he walks past marshals at the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington, 1963
Sammy Davis, Jr., waving to people as he walks past marshals at the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington, 1963

Source: Library of Congress

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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