representative john lewis. >> came to washington 48 years ago. we have signs that say white men, colored men, white women, colored women, those signs are gone and they will not return. ( applause ) the only place our children will see those signs will be in a book in a museum on a video. and i hear too many people saying now 48 years later that nothing has changed. come and walk in my shoes. dr. king is telling you that we have changed. that we are better people. we're a better nation. >> ifill: southern leadership christian con convenience co-founder who just turned 90. >> we recognize here that in the midst of the amazing truth that an african-american preacher who never held public political office is recognized here among the fathers of the country. indeed, he has become a father of the country. for his leadership gave birth to a new america. >> ifill: ambassador andrew young. >> when you think of martin luther king as a giant of a man, but the one con plex he had was a complex about his height. he was really just 5'7". he was always getting upset with tall people who looked down on him.
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