- Associated Press - Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Caroline Kennedy is joining the lineup of speakers commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington at the Lincoln Memorial.

Organizers say Ms. Kennedy, the daughter of President John F. Kennedy, will speak Wednesday, along with Lynda Johnson Robb, the daughter of President Lyndon Johnson.

Other speakers will include Oprah Winfrey, Forest Whitaker, Jamie Foxx, President Barack Obama and former presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter. Performers will include singers BeBe Winans, LeAnn Rimes and the girl group Identity4Pop, among others.

The “Let Freedom Ring” commemoration is scheduled to run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Gates open to the public at 9 a.m.

Bell-ringing commemorations are also planned across the country at more than 100 churches and other sites in almost every state.


 

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