Using interviews and rare archival footage, this chronicles Lewis's 60-plus years of social activism and legislative action on civil rights, voting rights, gun control, health care reform, and immigration. Using present-day interviews with Lewis, now 80 years old, it explores his childhood experiences, his inspiring family, and his meeting with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1957. It also includes interviews with political leaders, colleagues, and other people who figure prominently in his life.
African American legislators -- United States -- Biography.
African Americans -- Biography.
Civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography.
Legislators -- United States -- Biography.
Lewis, John, 1940-2020.
United States. Congress. House -- History.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Clinton, Hillary Rodham, interviewee.
Lewis, John, 1940-2020, on-screen participant.
Magnolia Home Entertainment (Firm), publisher.
Ocasio-Cortez, Alexandria, 1989- interviewee.
Porter, Dawn (Dawn Michele), film director.