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Honoring Civil Rights Hero Medgar Evers, Warrior For U.S. On More Than One Front (VIDEO)

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Finally tonight, it’s been nearly half-a-century since civil rights leader Medgar Evers was murdered. Today, outside Washington, current and former leaders gathered to honor his life and legacy.

The somber sounds of memorial echoed this morning across Arlington National Cemetery, where Medgar Evers is buried. Evers, a veteran of World War II, died at the hands of an assassin in 1963.

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