Barack Obama Speech at Civil Rights Event #1079992
CNN Special for Saturday, Mar 07, 2015
Live CNN coverage and analysis of President Barack Obama's speech at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama re: the 50th anniversary of the civil rights event known as "Bloody Sunday," preceded by a speech by Rep. John Lewis.
Analysis includes the participation of former Selma Mayor Joe Smitherman's daughter Dianne Smitherman, CNN program host Van Jones, presidential historian Douglas Brinkley, presidential historian Julian Zelizer, Quartz reporter Tim Fernholz, and retired New York Police Department Detective Harold Thomas.
- Jones, Athena
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