Dream rekindled

(First Edition)

Thirty years after a call to conscience echoed across the US from the Lincoln Memorial, an assertive new generation marched on Washington at the weekend, pressing fresh demands for jobs and justice and trying to rekindle Martin Luther King's dream, AP reports from Washington.

The marchers retraced the 1963 'Emancipation March on Washington' but this time argued that legal equality was empty without economic opportunity.