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2012 National Book Festival: Rep. John Lewis, "Across That Bridge"

John Lewis

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From the 12th annual National Book Festival on the National Mall in Washington, DC, Congressman John Lewis presents his book, Across That Bridge.

About the Authors

John Lewis

John Lewis is the author of Walking With the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement and Across That Bridge: Life Lessons and a Vision for Change.  He was the Chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee from 1963 to 1966 and elected to Congress in 1986 to represent Georgia's Fifth Congressional District.  Rep. Lewis is a member of the House Ways and Means Committee and serves as ranking member of the Oversight Subcommittee and member of the Human Resources Subcommittee.  For more information, visit johnlewis.house.gov.


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2012 National Book Festival: Rep. John Lewis, "Across That Bridge"

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  • Sunday, December 23rd at 2:30am (ET)
  • Saturday, October 6th at 8am (ET)
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