US Congress Grants Top Honor to Civil Rights Leaders

June 25, 2014 12:06 AM
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The U.S. Congress has posthumously granted its top honor - the Congressional Gold Medal - to the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. and his wife, Coretta Scott King. The two - who spent their lives working to end racial discrimination and segregation - were honored at a ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the signing of the landmark Civil Rights Act. Zlatica Hoke has more.