PBS NewsHour

John Lewis ‘was prepared to die’ for freedom long ago

Clip: 07/18/2020 | 11m 4s Video has closed captioning.

As the nation mourns the loss of American hero and Civil Rights icon John Lewis, his friends and colleagues remember a towering figure who was prepared to make the ultimate sacrifice for freedom and equality. Special Correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault, and activist and historian Mary Frances Berry join Hari Sreenivasan to reflect on the enduring legacy of John Lewis.

Aired: 07/18/20

Rating: NR

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