27 min

His Truth Is Marching On: John Lewis and the Power of Hope For the Ages: A History Podcast

    • History

U.S. Congressman John Lewis (1940–2020) dedicated his life to public service and the pursuit of civil rights. A member of Martin Luther King Jr.’s inner circle, Lewis channeled his faith in humanity and in God to champion nonviolence as not only a tactic but a philosophy to achieve positive change and appeal to the best qualities of the American spirit. Drawing on decades of interviews with Lewis, Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Jon Meacham offers an intimate portrait of a national treasure. Recorded September 11, 2020

U.S. Congressman John Lewis (1940–2020) dedicated his life to public service and the pursuit of civil rights. A member of Martin Luther King Jr.’s inner circle, Lewis channeled his faith in humanity and in God to champion nonviolence as not only a tactic but a philosophy to achieve positive change and appeal to the best qualities of the American spirit. Drawing on decades of interviews with Lewis, Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Jon Meacham offers an intimate portrait of a national treasure. Recorded September 11, 2020

27 min

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