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Fifty years ago, hundreds of thousands rallied during the March on Washington. A big part of the march was the music. Here, musician Len Chandler recalls the day (and what it was like to hang out with Bob Dylan)

As the March on Washington is remembered five decades later, it should be noted that King’s successes occurred in the face of direct and underhanded opposition from forces within the US government, most of all, Hoover, who did not hesitate to abuse his power and use sleazy and legally questionable means to mount his vendetta against King.