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  • Clarence B. Jones, legal adviser to Martin Luther King Jr., takes notes behind King at a press conference regarding in Birmingham, Ala., in February 1963.
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    12:33pm Aug 28, 2013
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    For King's Adviser, Fulfilling The Dream 'Cannot Wait'

    After days of worry, Clarence B. Jones, legal adviser to Martin Luther King Jr., was relieved to stand at the Lincoln Memorial and watch the event unfold without a hitch. While there's been great progress in the decades since, Jones says, he also feels King's dream still remains unfulfilled.
  • 12:33pm Aug 28, 2013
    National National

    Two Years Later, Irene Haunts Vermonters

    When Tropical Storm Irene struck Vermont two years ago, miles of roads were destroyed and 1,400 families were displaced. It didn't take long for the highways to be repaired, but putting people's lives back together has taken much longer. It's been a difficult lesson for a state unaccustomed to natural disasters.
  • 6:31pm Aug 27, 2013
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    Vt. Nuclear Plant Shutdown A Sign Of Changing Energy Market

    The owner of Vermont's only nuclear plant says it will shut down the facility next year. Entergy had just won a lengthy battle with the state over whether the plant could keep operating. Now the company says market forces and other issues mean the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant isn't profitable.
  • 5:30pm Aug 27, 2013
    Sports Sports National

    Was 1973 'Battle Of The Sexes' Tennis Match Thrown?

    Melissa Block speaks with Don Van Natta Jr., a senior writer with ESPN, about new evidence that the famous Battle of the Sexes tennis match between Bobby Riggs and Billie Jean King may have been thrown to cover Rigg's gambling debts to the Mafia.
  • 5:30pm Aug 27, 2013
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    Liens By 'Sovereign Citizens' A Headache For State Officials

    Robert Siegel talks to Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale, who has led the charge against sovereign citizen fraudulent liens and is an advocate for helping victims of the liens. He managed to get state legislation passed against it.
  • 5:30pm Aug 27, 2013
    National National Politics & Government

    Sleepy, Southern And Segregated: What D.C. Was Like In '63

    The 1963 March on Washington was a pivotal moment in the civil rights movement. And the city those protesters marched on 50 years ago was very different from the Washington of today.