Barack Obama Speech at Civil Rights Event #1080356
AJAM Special for Saturday, Mar 07, 2015
Live Al Jazeera America 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 and a portion of a speech by Alabama Governor Robert J Bentley.
Analysis includes the participation of journalist Les Payne, Reverend Jesse Jackson, and Al Jazeera America Political Analyst Jason Johnson, and taped excerpts of interviews with Alabama Governor Robert J Bentley and NAACP President Cornell William Brooks.
Taped segment with Morgan Radford (AJAM), Jonathan Gentry, the King's College in New York City Associate Professor Anthony Bradley, Jesse Jackson, Dante Barry, and unidentified others.
Taped segment with Randall Pinkston (AJAM), David Sadler of Restore the Vote, Myrna Perez of the Brennan Center, and retired Alabama Supreme Court Judge Mark Kennedy.
- Pinkston, Randall;
- Harris, Tony;
- Ray, Robert;
- Radford, Morgan
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