This Day in History: Remembering Johnny Cash

BY newsdesk  September 12, 2013 at 9:48 AM EST

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This day in 2003, singer/songwriter Johnny Cash, known as the “The Man in Black”, died from respiratory failure due to complications from diabetes. He was 71 years old. In this video, singer Rosanne Cash speaks with the NewsHour’s Jeff Brown about her father, his legacy and what it was like growing up a member of this legendary family.

Video: PBS NewsHour