Walking with the Wind

Representative John Lewis discussed his autobiography, Walking with the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement, published by Simon and Schuster. At the age of… read more

Representative John Lewis discussed his autobiography, Walking with the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement, published by Simon and Schuster. At the age of twenty-three, Congressman Lewis was a speaker at the March on Washington in August 1963 with Martin Luther King, Jr., organized peaceful protests and sit-ins, and organized the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee’s drive to organize voter registration during the Mississippi Freedom Summer. He was a leader of the Nashville Movement and campaigned with Robert F. Kennedy during his 1968 presidential campaign. Mr. Lewis served on Atlanta’s City Council before being elected to congress in 1986 after defeating Julian Bond in the Democratic primary. close

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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 12, 1998 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jan 14, 2012 | 6:04pm EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jul 12, 1998 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 12, 1998 | 10:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 13, 1998 | 6:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 11, 1999 | 4:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 01, 2003 | 6:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 02, 2003 | 10:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 06, 2007 | 1:58am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 19, 2008 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 04, 2008 | 9:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 05, 2008 | 12:34am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 14, 2012 | 6:04pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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