From the NBC Archives: Thousands of marchers gathered in Manhattan and were led by Martin Luther King Jr. to protest against the Vietnam war draft. They were led by Dr. King to the offices of the United Nations. Anti-war marches like this one took place in other parts of the country as well as the rest of the world as people came together to march and protest for peace.
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