Prominent journalist John Seigenthaler dies at 86

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Prominent journalist John Seigenthaler dies at 86

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Prominent journalist John Seigenthaler dies at 86

by CBSTV Videos 0:23 mins

John Seigenthaler, a longtime reporter and editor at "The Tennesseean" who also served as an aide to Robert Kennedy, has died. In 1961, Seigenthaler was knocked unconscious by a mob of Klansmen as he tried to rescue a freedom rider. Scott Pelley reports.

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