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Bill seeks to award '63 church bombing victims with gold medal

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"Almost 50 years since their deaths, the House plans to vote Wednesday to award the Congressional Gold Medal to four young girls killed in the 1963 bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., a seminal moment in the civil rights movement," the Washington Post reports. Rep. Terri Sewell, D-Ala., and Dianne Braddock, sister of one of the victims, join Thomas Roberts to discuss.Apr.24.2013

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