FNC’s “Remembering Representative John Lewis” Coverage to Continue Throughout the Weekend and into Next Week
FOX News Channel (FNC) will present live coverage of the memorial events honoring Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) throughout his home state of Alabama beginning on Saturday, July 25th and continuing throughout the day on Sunday, July 26th. Entitled Remembering Representative John Lewis, the network’s special coverage will highlight the extraordinary life of the civil rights icon as well as feature prominent guests throughout the weekend.
On Saturday, July 25th, Arthel Neville and Jon Scott will anchor evening coverage at 7PM/ET featuring the public funeral service at Brown Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Selma, Alabama, the site of preparations for the historic march to Montgomery in 1965. Throughout the morning and afternoon, correspondent Steve Harrigan will report live on the ground from Selma, Alabama. Alicia Acuna will provide updates from Troy, Alabama where Rep. John Lewis will be remembered earlier in the day.
On Sunday, July 26th, FNC’s special coverage of the memorial procession from downtown Selma across the Edmund Pettus Bridge will begin at 11AM/ET with Harris Faulkner anchoring alongside Eric Shawn and Arthel Neville. Correspondents Steve Harrigan and Alicia Acuna will be in Selma to cover a memorial walk across the bridge, the site at which Lewis marched in 1965. Lauren Green will provide additional contributions from New York and Christina Coleman will report live from Los Angeles throughout the afternoon. Special coverage will continue at later in the day and throughout the early evening as Rep. Lewis’ casket is transported to the state capitol in Montgomery, where he will lie in state. The network will also offer a simulcast of the memorial procession across the Edmund Pettus Bridge to its FOX affiliates beginning at 11AM/ET.
FOX News Digital will stream the service live on FOXNews.com while FOX News Audio will provide coverage across all platforms, including FOX News Headlines 24/7, smart speaker hourly updates and reporting on the FOX News Rundown podcast.
The network will continue to provide live coverage of forthcoming services to honor Rep. Lewis next week in Washington, D.C. and Atlanta, Georgia where the congressman served his constituents in Congress since 1987.
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