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Rep. John Lewis Remembers the March on Washington

  • Aired: 08/27/2013
  • 15:51
  • Rating: NR
Fifty years ago, 23-year-old John Lewis raised his voice to a crowd of more than 200,000 people at a protest march that would come to represent "the best of America." Gwen Ifill talks to the congressman about what motivated him to become a young civil rights leader and the current state of civil rights and equality in America.
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