03/04/2013

Ala. police chief apologizes for '61 Freedom Riders attack

U.S. Rep. John Lewis was brought to tears by the apology for the lack of action during the 1961 attack

UPI

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — U.S. Rep. John Lewis, a hero of the civil rights movement, was moved to tears by an apology from the Montgomery, Ala., police chief for an incident in 1961.

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