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Selma, Alabama / 40th Anniversary #782460

CNN Evening News for Monday, Mar 07, 2005
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(New York: Jeff Greenfield) The 40th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday" in Selma, Alabama, featured; 1965 footage & photos shown; details given of the political legacies of the civil rights era. [Civil rights worker Representative John LEWIS - recalls what happened in 1965; credits the role of the media in the civil rights movement; speaks about walking across that bridge.] ["Tennessean" chairman emeritus John SEIGENTHALER†- recalls the image of law enforcement officers violating the law by crushing the demonstrators.] [In 1965, President Lyndon JOHNSON - says all of us must overcome the crippling legacy of bigotry.] [In 1965, Dr. Martin Luther KING - speaks.]

Brown, Aaron;
Greenfield, Jeff

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