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West Wing Week 8/30/13 or, "Because They Marched"

Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

This week, the President hit the road for a College Affordability bus tour in New York and Pennsylvania, conferred the medal of honor for conspicuous gallantry, and reflected on what the Civil Rights Movement has meant for the country on the anniversary of the March on Washington 50 years ago, at the Let Freedom Ring ceremony on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.