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Honoring Civil Rights Hero Medgar Evers, Warrior for U.S.

  • Aired: 06/05/2013
  • 06:43
  • Rating: NR
Nearly half a century since his murder, civil rights activist Medgar Evers was honored in a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. Gwen Ifill examines the life and legacy of Evers -- a World War II veteran and the NAACP's first field secretary in the South -- with Jerry Mitchell of The Clarion-Ledger newspaper.
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