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Episode #25

50 Years Later

Air date 06/21/13
Host: Maggie Stevenson

Fifty years after his death, Medgar Evers is not forgotten. In Jackson, the main post office and airport bear his name. In 2009, he was honored on a US postage stamp. And in 2012, Myrlie Evers Williams christened the USNS Medgar Evers. As Bishop Stephen Spottswood said at Arlington Cemetery, “His spirit walks throughout the world today.”