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50 Years After Selma, Asheville Man Returns to Pay Tribute

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Jeremy Loeb
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Robert Zachary outside WCQS in Asheville in January 2015

65 year-old Robert Zachary grew up in Anniston, Alabama during some of the most significant moments of the civil rights movement.  Now he's returning to Alabama, 50 years after Bloody Sunday and the march from Selma to Montgomery.  There he'll pay tribute to those who walked across the Edmund Pettus Bridge, despite violence and bloodshed, for their right to vote.  In this 90 minute conversation, Zachary shared with me his story and memories, and his thoughts on where we were then in terms of civil rights, and where we are now.