Funeral service in Georgia for the late civil rights icon John Lewis.
Government and Politics
The Late John Lewis, Congressman and Civil Rights Leader
"Only John Lewis could compel three living presidents [President Bush, President Clinton, and President Obama,] to come together in this house of God."
A private burial service at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia on Thursday, July 30th for the late civil rights icon and lawmaker, Congressman John Lewis. The funeral follows a series of ceremonies honoring the longtime lawmaker. Lewis' body was brought Wednesday to Atlanta from Washington, D.C. to lie in repose at the Georgia capitol in one of the last memorial services for the late Democratic congressman before being buried on Thursday.