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Congressman John Lewis and Rachel Maddow

Congressman John Lewis and Rachel Maddow

U.S. Congressman John Lewis is turning to the graphic novel format to discuss the Civil Rights Movement with March, a vivid first-hand account of his lifelong struggle for civil and human rights. Congressman Lewis is interviewed by MSNBC's Rachel Maddow.
Season 16 Episode 1 Length 56:33 Premiere: 11/04/13

Congressman John Lewis’ ‘March’

U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Georgia, tells the story of his role in the civil rights movement in the first volume of March, a graphic novel trilogy. The publication marks the first time a sitting member of Congress has authored a graphic novel. He is interviewed on Great Conversations by Rachel Maddow, host of MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show.

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This series showcases a diverse and fascinating array of authors and interviewers from a wide range of fields including politics, science, education, public journalism, and the arts. Interviews are taped at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Season 16 Episodes

Alain De Botton and Brian Stetler

S16 E5 Length 56:33 Premiere Date 04/26/14

Rick Pitino and Joe Nocera

S16 E4 Length 56:33 Premiere Date 02/09/14

Chris Matthews and E. J. Dionne, Jr.

S16 E3 Length 56:33 Premiere Date 01/05/14

Pat Conroy and Maureen Corrigan

S16 E2 Length 56:36 Premiere Date 12/15/13

Congressman John Lewis and Rachel Maddow

S16 E1 Length 56:33 Premiere Date 11/04/13

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