This Week in History: August 28-September 3

ABC News' Jonathan Karl looks back at great moments in history, politics and pop culture.
2:17 | 08/28/16

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We have just received word from the French minister of the interior. The Diana princess of Wales has just died. This week in history 1997. The world lost its most popular princess. Our car crash in Paris underpass took the life of Diana the princess of Wales her companion Dodi fayed and their driver. Circumstances surrounding the crash remain a subject of debate and conspiracy theories to this day. We're caller brought mom problem people. Mark on walking. This week in 1963. Dr. Martin Luther King fed up we discrimination. And violence against African Americans organized a march for jobs in Washington DC. A quarter of a million people showed up including Bob Dylan who performed with a Joan Baez. Yeah then you. The game. There was on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial that day that Doctor King delivered his famous I have a dream speech. I accept your nomination for president. This week in 2012. Mitt Romney officially became the Republican nominee for president and his party's convention in Tampa Florida. Hurricane Isaac was bearing down on the city as the convention opened. Putting a hold on activities for day one. The convention also featured a bizarre monologue delivered by Clint Eastwood. To an empty chair where he wanted to over on the I can't. Can't do that to himself. New yeah. This week in 1916. All right Bob Dylan made his first public appearance in more than three years. At the Isle of Wight music festival and will need more. Till it Colebrook inclusive after his nearly fatal motorcycle accident in 1966. His return to the stage brought out a huge audience that included the likes of Eric Clapton Keith Richards John Lennon and Ringo Starr. Okay. Yeah yeah. This week in history on Jonathan Karl.

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