Clyburn offers personal perspective on the relevance, power of ‘Selma’


“Selma” may have been snubbed by the Oscars, but U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn, D-S.C., gave the civil-rights movie a very personal endorsement Wednesday during a Democratic Party news conference on voting rights, according to a blog entry posted today at

Clyburn tells of how he recently watched the movie with his 18-year-old granddaughter sitting beside him and the impression the film made on her.

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