US Congressman John Lewis- Author of book ‘Across that Bridge: Life Lessons and a Vision for Change’

US Congressman John Lewis was 23 years old and the youngest of six speakers on the day that Martin Luther King Jnr. spoke the immortal words ‘I have a dream’. He was beaten, arrested and imprisoned for the pursuit of Civil Rights. His book entitled ‘Across that Bridge: Life Lessons and a Vision for Change’ recollects many experiences as a civil rights leader during the 1960′s and presents powerful ideas for the future.

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