Congressional Leaders Honor Victims of 1963 Birmingham Church Bombing

Ali Weinberg and Daniel Arkin of NBC News report on the Congressional Gold Medal being awarded posthumously to the four girls killed in the 1963 16th Street Baptist Church bombing: Addie Mae Collins, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley, and Denise McNair. The 50th anniversary of the bombing is this Sunday. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said, “There was no safety for those four little girls…. But there really was salvation. Not only for the four young ladies, but for a nation.” 

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