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The longest march

A witness to Selma's tragedies revisits the path of tears and learns to dry his own.

Clark Olsen | 5/1/2001 | May/June 2001
Marchers attempt a second crossing of the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, on March 9, 1965 (© 1965 Flip Schulke/CORBIS)
Marchers attempt a second crossing of the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, on March 9, 1965 (© 1965 Flip Schulke/CORBIS)