Author of “The March on Washington: Jobs, Freedom and the Forgotten History of Civil Rights."
William Jones appears in the following:
Monday, August 28, 2023
As callers share their memories of attending the March on Washington in 1963, historian William Jones talks about the historical context of the march and how it came together.
Tuesday, August 24, 2021
It's not clear why some people who get COVID-19 are plagued with symptoms for many months after being infected, but scientists are investigating what's behind these "long haul" cases.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
The result today was enough for the U.S. team to secure the runners-up position in Group G, after losing their first game against Sweden and later defeating New Zealand.
Friday, July 23, 2021
From pictogram people to a moving rendition of "Imagine," the Tokyo Olympics' opening ceremony balanced fun with the seriousness of the moment.
Friday, January 31, 2020
Health care has consistently polled as the No. 1 issue for Iowa voters. As they prepare to caucus, voters weigh which candidate to support and what health care should look like in the future.
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
After years of legislative gridlock, the victim compensation fund has been extended to ensure permanent funding for rescue workers whose jobs after the terror attacks caused health problems.
Friday, December 14, 2018
A makeshift city full of refugees is the scene for the new off-Broadway play The Jungle. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with two of its actors, Ammar Haj Ahmad and Milan Ghobsheh.
Tuesday, May 08, 2018
The American perception of the working class has traditionally been associated with the image of a white, male industrial worker. But changing realities are complicating that picture.
Monday, July 29, 2013
Even though we remember the March on Washington for the soaring poetry of Martin Luther King's dream of racial justice, it is economic justice that remains the elusive prize. William ...