i think they came to washington to protest
martin luther king (1929-1968) was an activist for the african american rights, mr. king has a profile of a kind leader that built a tenacity, respect and full of hope future. he was an activist through civil disobedience and no violence pressure mechanisms. he tried to build a more egalitarian and fair society. his efforts carried a reivindication message of the civilian rights to every west corners. for that reason, he won the nobel prize in 1964.
the quote by walter cronkite contributes to the central idea of the text by supporting the central idea. cronkite argues that what is deemed “right” for and in america may not be good for other countries. this supports the central idea of the text, that the vietnam war was unpopular in america for multiple reasons- including cronkite’s.