The civil rights icon and Georgia congressman is finally getting the TV treatment he deserves.
There’s a cool new documentary headed to PBS and it’s all about Georgia congressman and civil rights figure John Lewis.
John Lewis – Get in the Way will focus on the congressman’s early life as the son of a sharecropper and follow him as he morphs into the preeminent civil rights leader. Lewis will narrate the documentary, recounting stories of sit-ins and the historic march in Selma, Alabama.
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A number of Lewis’ peers will also be featured, including congressional colleagues like Nancy Pelosi, Eleanor Holmes, and Emanuel Cleaver. Activists C.T. Vivian, Andrew Young, Juanita Abernathy, and Bernard Lafayette will also appear.
News of the documentary comes after Lewis stated in a Meet The Press interview that Trump is “not a legitimate President,” launching a firestorm of criticism against him from the President-elect.
The documentary will premiere Feb. 10 on PBS.
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