Monday, March 8, 2010

Lewis recalls "Bloody Sunday" march

Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., recalled the "Bloody Sunday" march in Selma during an observance of the 45th anniversary of the march:

Georgia Congressman John Lewis strolled to the middle of the Edmund Pettus Bridge on Sunday and remembered the incident 45 years ago when he and other marchers were beaten on the day known as "Bloody Sunday."

Lewis spoke about the beating he and other marchers received during the 1965 march. He then joined about 10,000 in a recreation of the 1965 march. Marchers included Civil Rights foot soldiers and civil rights leaders including the Rev. Jesse Jackson.

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