His Truth Is Marching On by Jon Meacham, Read by the Author and JD Jackson
A Powerful Biography of John Lewis
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His Truth Is Marching On offers a memorable merging of author, subject, and narrator. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Alan Minskoff discuss how JD Jackson voices John Lewis with an authenticity and nuanced nod to the Congressman’s rural Alabama roots. His powerful retelling of Lewis’s life’s work fighting to bring civil and voting rights to Black Americans stays with the listener. Famed for overcoming the beatings he received and his many arrests for sit-ins, Lewis comes across in Meacham’s crystalline prose as a man who prevailed through nonviolence and an abiding religious faith.
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