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NFL great Burgess Owens sounds off on John Lewis and his civil rights legacy

Former NFL safety Burgess Owens, author of "Liberalism," reacts to the Donald Trump-John Lewis controversy and the attempt by both parties to oversimplify Lewis' legacy. As Glenn Beck points out, Republicans have tried to dismiss or downplay Lewis' notable contributions to the civil rights movement, while the Left has held up those contributions as a reason the Georgia Representative is beyond reproach. Burgess argues we can honor Lewis' heroism in the 1960s while critiquing his actions as an elected representative.

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