Selma anniversary speeches: President Obama and Rep. John Lewis

President Obama hugs Rep. John Lewis
President Obama hugs Rep. John Lewis, right.
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President Barack Obama spoke on March 7, 2015, in Selma, Ala. His address marked the 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday" and was delivered at the Edmund Pettus Bridge.

Audio includes an introduction and speech by Rep. John Lewis as well as remarks by Kevin Lindsey and Yusef Mgeni at a St. Paul event on March 8, 2015.

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