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>> seven murphy, now the chief deputy of the montgomery county sheriff's department, joins me now. so, sir, it's an honor to have baldwin. hi there, i'm brooke baldwin and you're watching cnn. you on. what a moment. thank you for being with me. can you just take me back to the months after trump said the day that you spoke that apology coronavirus with disappear the u.s. is setting single day on behalf of montgomery police? records for the cases and the and it's my understanding you please is in denial. could have heard a pin drop in 12 states are seeing the highest that room. seven-day averages for new cases why'd you do it? >> it needed to be done. and deaths are rising in at least 20 states. many, many years, decades have more than 50% in several of them. hospitalizations in the u.s. are gone on. and there hadn't been any true near the record levels that we saw back in april. reconciliation for that and one of the top officials at injustice. the health and human services and it's something i've been department is telling cnn that thinking about for a long time. despite the alarming numbers, and even as a young officer if i going to make ng to become the the federal government is capable of handling the surge. a difference and right that wrong. and i was fortunate to have that >> we are approaching this with opportunity. >> good on you, sir. extreme seriousness. it really is all hands on deck. there's been so much, you know, this is serious. but we know how to stop this. traditional media and also >> one thing that could stop the sociala media about some of his quotes. spread, a federal mask mandate. the head of the cdc saying just
i want to read this for everyone last week that if every american because he had tweeted this out a few years back. do not get lost in a sea of wore a mask, the virus could be under control. yesterday president trump said despair. be hopeful, be optimistic. this about why he's still refusing to order masks our struggle is not the struggle nationwide. >> no, i want people to have a of a day, a week, a month, or a certain freedom. year. and i don't believe in that, no. it is the struggle of a and i don't agree with the lifetime. never, ever be afraid to make statement that if everybody wore a mask everything disappears. some noise and get in good all of a sudden everybody has to trouble, necessary trouble. wear a masks and masks cause you were fortunate enough to know the man, to have traveled with him. problems too. how can people watching today with that being said, i'm a believer in masks. honor the late congressman in i think masks are good. >> so something else that would help get a clearer picture of action by getting in good the toll of covid-19, more trouble? >> well, congressman lewis spoke funding for cdc tracing and testing. but a source tells cnn that the to me many times about good white house is pushing back on trouble. efforts by some senate republicans to do exactly that he was a strong sadvocate for in an upcoming stimulus. we'll have more on that in just nonviolence. congressman lewis abhorred war or any type a second. and without two weeks without an event on the coronavirus, violence. and i think good trouble was president trump says he will resume the coronavirus briefings fighting even the unjust laws where he once suggested that that existed back in the '50s
those infected should inject and '60s with segregation, and to stand up for what was right. disinfectant as a cure. those briefings will likely return to tomorrow and the move law enforcement officers back then were tasked with enforcing comes as polls are showing those unjust laws. americans are losing confidence in his handling of the pandemic. and i think that created a the president remains confident division that we even see that his approach was the right one. >> i'll be right eventually. creating difficulty in the law enforcement community with the public that we serve even today. i will be right eventually. i said it is going to disappear. but congressman lewis felt that i'll say it again. and i'll be right. it was incumbent upon all of us >> promising developments this afternoon on the vaccine front. with two vaccine trials showing to speak up and to stand for injustice. encouraging preliminary results. and he dedicated his whole life so for that let's go to to that. jacqueline howard live with >> so may we all use our voices more. and so jacqueline, let's start in his honor, you know, to stand with the study out of oxford. up for what is right and what we what is it showing? >> yeah, well like we said, believe in. chief, i appreciate you kevin murphy there in montgomery, alabama, what an extraordinary brooke, the results are exciting but they are preliminary. so this is still early data. opportunity and that apology some years ago. thank you for coming on. for the study out of oxford, that was done on more than a >> thank you. coming up next, miami mayor thousand healthy adults ages 18 francis suarez joins cnn as his to 55 and showed this particular state reported more than 10,000
new cases today. 49... 50! vaccine candidate was able to illicit an antibody response within 28 days and t cell responses within 14 days. that means the vaccine did what researchers wanted it to do and is elicited an immune response. so that is good. but, we also have to keep in mind this is early data and there were some side effects, some people experienced pain at the injection site and muscle aches. over the counter pain medication helps with that but it is something to watch as trials continue, we want to see how the vaccine will look in older adults and people with underlying health conditions. so this is still early. but it is exciting. >> and what about, jackie, the results for the pfizer vaccine? >> there was another preliminary, again, report that came out today for pfizer, that was also done in adults ages 18 to 55 and shown an immune response. there were side effects there as
well. and researchers for pfizer also said they plan to continue with a phase three trial by the end of the month. if that gets approved, it will be in later july and that is when they'll look at -- look at safety and effectiveness and those plans are to be studied in up to 30,000 people. so this study will continue. but overall these are just two vaccine candidates, oxford and pfizer, they're two out of at least 23 clinical evaluations around the world. so there are many, many other vaccines currently being studied and it just shows that the race for a vaccine continues. but it will still take some time. >> i get it and i hear you couching that it is still so early but we'll take the promising news and cross our fingers. thank you so much. i want to go to georgia now and the situation there which posted record single day increase this is weekend. nearly 4700. dianne gallagher is in atlanta. and what is happening in
georgia? >> reporter: yeah, so we've seen over the past week or so, brooke, things continue to get worse in terms of new cases, new deaths and hospitalizations. just got the numbers for today from the georgia department of public health. and these are the lowest numbers that i've seen in about ten days or so. about 2452 confirmed cases and three deaths and 37 hospitalizations. now i want to put in perspective. those numbers would have seemed insane back in april when the state became reopening, something we've been dealing with now for months here. the governor of georgia, of course, is -- has filed a lawsuit against the mayor of atlanta over her recommendations to roll back the reopening to phase one in the city as well as the mask mandate. the mayor maintains that there is no enforceable issue with it as far as anything to do with
enforcement so she's not going outside of his executive injunction that would limit mayor keisha lance bottoms from speaking to the press or issuing press releases about her covid-19 restrictions. now there is say hearing scheduled for tomorrow at this point. but this is something that has, of course, played out in the headlines as more are getting sick and dying. and as the governor of georgia is publicly battling with the mayor of atlanta, the governor of new york, andrew cuomo, well he's in savannah right now with i found you! the mayor there, they also have good job. now i'm gonna stay here and you go hide. a mask mandate that the governor watch your favorites from anywhere said is unenforceable and andrew in the house with the xfinity stream app. cuomo and the mayor of savannah came together for this round free with your xfinity service. table where the governor of new now any room can be a tv room. stream live tv, on demand shows and movies york announced a large donation of ppe, testing sites that even your dvr recordings. they're setting up in savannah, download the xfinity stream app today two separate sites as well as to stream the entertainment you love. xfinity. the future of awesome.
education program to help teach contact tracing while they try to increase testing. now, brooke, contact tracing is difficult right now in georgia. coy tell you from personal experience, i just got my covid test results today, 12 days after i took the test. >> wow! >> reporter: pamela got hers 13 days after she took her test today. both of us are negative, but if it had been -- if we have been positive, it wouldn't have matter. that test would have been useless. and there are stories like this all around the state of georgia. within the city of atlanta they have to increase their testing but they've got to reduce that "the lead" with jake tapper up next on cnn. turnaround because those tests right now are useless. >> i've heard so many stories such as yours. i'm so glad you and your this is cnn breaking news. producer are negative. but it should not take that long. dianne gallagher, thank you for >> to "the lead," i'm jake the update in georgia. tapper. and we begin today with our we're talking to the mayor of health lead and some major news dunwoody in just a second. in the search for a coronavirus i want to go to california where the mayor of los angeles is warning that he may reimpose vaccine. three trials now, three showing
that participants in the studies stay-at-home orders. had a promising immune response hospitalizations in l.a. hit a record high yesterday of more to the vaccine. health experts say the united than 2,200. states is in desperate need of a so stephanie elum is live in los vaccine because president trump angeles. and other leaders have so and what do officials think is seriously mishandled any serious behind such a huge spike in cases in los angeles? attempt to contain the virus within our borders. >> reporter: well, there is a as of this afternoon, the u.s. few reasons, brooke. and one of the reasons, as the is nearing 4 million confirmed mayor said, mayor eric garcetti cases in the united states. and that's growing, almost on cnn state of the union over the weekend that some has to do 141,000 lives have been lost. with complacency, we're the that number is also sadly growing. and the lack of national first state to go to the leadership that has been stay-at-home order and the lack apparent since the beginning of this crisis is only seeming to of leadership from the federal government and the president as get worse, with the mayor of well. which all of that aside, when washington, d.c. today calling you look at numbers, they're not for the federal government to step up, particularly when it in the right place. when you talk about the hospitalization number and the 2200 new cases and over the last five days there have been more than 2100 cases announced and the positivity rate here in the state -- in the county is at 10%, these are all not the way people want to see the numbers to go. the other part of this that is worth noting is the fact that of
the cases, 52% here in los angeles county are from people who are 41 years and younger. so this idea that this is only affecting older people in the country is obviously not the case here in los angeles. which is the center of the outbreak in the state. in fact, half of the deaths, more than half of the deaths that we've seen in california, have been here in california. i could tell you that california just put out their new numbers. the cases now stand at 391,538. the number of deaths close to 7700 at this point. the positivity rate is at 7.4% and it is trending upward. and over the last 14 days. and then also noting the hospitalization and icu admissions, those are also up incrementally from the day before, brooke. >> which looking at that graph and how it is spiking would make sense if eric garcetti ending up saying for the safety of everyone, everyone has to stay home again.
we'll stay tuned if that happens. thank you very much. stunning how many young people in l.a. county have been sick. president trump continues to repeat the false claim that the surge in cases is a direct result of more testing. doubling down in an interview with fox news's chris wallace over the weekend and in the same interview, he once again downplayed the severity of the virus. listen for yourself. >> many of those cases, many of those cases are young people that would hale in a day. they have the sniffles and we put it down as a test. many of them. i guess it is like 99.7%, people are going to get better and in many cases they'll get better very quickly. cases are up. cases are up, many of the cases shouldn't even be cases because we have the best testing in the world. and we have the most testing. >> this comes as the white house is pushing to block billions of dollars in funding for testing and the cdc in the new stimulus bill. so kaitlan collins is at the
white house for us. and kaitlan, the president talked about the stimulus package this morning at oval office meeting with republican leaders. what came out of the meeting? >> reporter: well, that is why he had mitch mcconnell and kevin mccarthy here, because they want to make sure they're on the same page as they move forward. theer negotiate with each other and with democrats but right now they're trying to smooth out their own differences because the white house ticked off senate republicans after they moved to block some funding that senate republicans wanted in this draft proposal specifically money for states in grants for testing and tracing and billions of dollars for the cdc, for the nih, for other federal agencies like that. and so the question is, where did they come down on this and they sought to put on a unified front talking about their priorities and what they're going to do with the enhanced unemployment benefits, that some republicans say they do not want to extend because they do into the want people to not go to work because they're making more money with that additional
unemployment money. though, of course, we know the democrats will push back on that. but also on liability for businesses and workers as they're returning, the liability protections and that is what you heard the senate majority leader mitch mcconnell talk about today, brooke. then the president also was talking and he said he's going to revive the daily coronavirus test force briefings that all but came to a halt after he held the one here at the white house where he infamously said that potentially you could use disinfectants like bleach to treat coronavirus. and now he's back and taking questions from reporters. >> we're going to give you a lot of briefings in the next week or the next few weeks as to, i think it is very important to do it. at vaccines and the therapeutics, i think i'll bring some of the great companies that are working in very successfully in the past and working on these things an they'll going to tell you very specifically what they're doing and how they're doing. but we think we're doing very well in that regard.
>> reporter: so, brooke, he talked about getting information out to people but he also talked about the ratings at these briefings and some aides were pushing the president to come back and have a public facing response on this because he's been pretty absent and that is part of the reason you're seeing his bad poll numbers over his response to the pandemic. >> kaitlan, thank you for that. i want to jump into analyst, and so doctor, welcome back. just perspective for all of us. the first confirmed case was january 20th. so here we are six months later, still no national testing and tracing and in fact kaitlan and i talking about the white house pushing back on republicans who want to add money to those efforts in the next stimulus. how that helpful? >> it is really dangerous and unhelpful, brooke. right now the u.s. is doing only one-third of the bare minimum
daily tests we need to do to lower the spread of the virus. at moment we're averaging around 700,000 tests every day. we should be doing at least 2.1 million. but get this, researchers at the harvard global health institute have been crunching numbers and they say the amount of testing that we need to do every day to suppress the virus, to get cases somewhere close to zero, is 4 million tests a day. we're nowhere near that. we need to increase six fold to get there. so we've had this really tricky and demanding last four or five months. but the next five, six, seven months bode really badly if we can't ramp up the most basic part of the pandemic response. which is testing to identify who is infected and who isn't. so we need to be pouring billions of dollars into testing not pulling money out. >> so here is something that may help. i was reading about pool testing over the weekend and i wanted to ask you about it. so the fda has issued this
emergency authorization for covid-19 pool testing and the commissioner said it will help get more tests to more americans quickly. explain for people who don't know. what is pool testing and how does it work and why might it give more test results faster? >> so pool testing is a great way of making the testing process more efficient. imagine we're in a classroom where there is 28 children and you want to swab them every day. instead of running 28 separate tests, what you do is pool together those tests so instead of running 28, you run about six tests pooling together four at a time and that way if one of the pools tests come back positive, one of the four is positive. let's test them individually again. so by doing that you're not running 28, you're running four or six tests instead. it is a great way of increasing the efficiency and but here ask the caveat, pool testing works best in places where the virus is already at low levels.
to use in arizona sh probably not in california, georgia, texas, the places where we need testing the most and the reason you're going to get too many positive pooled specimens and going back and doing swabs again. and the other thing that you could get around that caveat a little bit, by increasing the frequency of pooled testing. the big caveat is that in the u.s. we still have supply chain challenges around swabs, around re-agents, quest diagnostics and labs are saying that because of the record-breaking spikes in the u.s., they have a massive backlog which is why diane gallaler and her producer told you they waited two weeks. so pool testing could work well but we're not there yet. we need to ramp up testing and get community transition closer to zero. >> i appreciate the gut checks though. the caveats on all of that. dr. seema yasmin. thank you.
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down on violence and crime in the country's major cities. so cnn's evaner pez is the one breaking the news. and so, evan, what are the administration's plan for chicago. >> reporter: we're expecting to hear more about that as the summer goes along, along the lines of what the president said is an uptick in violence and crime by -- in cities that are run by democratic governors and chicago is first in line. so we expect that there is an announcement in the next couplt the justice department that they're surging federal agents to chicago. now, what exactly they're going to be doing, it appears that some of it is tackling gun crimes, people who have outstandi outstanding warrants and a number of other issues that are the problem in chicago, you've seen obviously a number of shootings in chicago and other cities. this appears to be separate, brooke, from what we've seen in portland, oregon, over the last few days.
you've seen federal agents there clashing with protesters. which has gotten a lot of attention and some of the mayors have been pushing back saying we don't want federal resources here doing that kind of thing. this appears to be something separate that is going on in chicago. we heard from the chicago mayor this afternoon. she's basically saying look, if they're here to help us get guns off the streets then their welcome but if it is more of portland, then you could stay away. brooke. >> evan, thank you so much. thank you for the news. let's get to georgia. a battle is escalating over something that every medical expert agrees will slow the spread of coronavirus. wearing a face mask. and in georgia it is a legal showdown. mayors are taking on governor kemp's order which banned local officials from mandating masks. but mayors are looking at numbers, seeing that the virus is spreading through state and cases are soaring. some cities and counties are
still requiring face coverings despite the governor's order. and now governor kemp is actually suing the mayor of atlanta, mayor keisha lance bottoms for her man date, even going so far as to file an emergency order to stop her from speaking to the press about this issue. so joining me now, the mayor of dunwoody, georgia, lynn deutsche. so mayor, thank you so much for being with me. >> thank you for having me. >> so, you mandated masks. that is why we wanted to talk to and the governor comes along and said not so fast. i'm curious, first, have you heard from governor kemp? >> i have not. i have not heard from governor kemp. we mandated masks a week ago tonight. the governor's rewritten updated executive order came out 48 hours later with explicit language forbidding us from mandating masks.
>> so. >> but i've not heard him from personally. >> this month this is his quote on masks. he said we don't need a mandate for people to do the right thing. and so he seems to be saying that wearing a face covering is the right thing. why do you think he refuses to take it a step further and make it a mandate? >> i'm not 100% sure. i believe that many people are doing the right thing and wearing masks. special specially in my community. but there are people out there resisting masks for reasons other than just for getting it at home or leaving it in the car and they will not wear a mask unless they are told they must. and so i could give you an example. >> sure. >> we have a baseball program here. a couple of weeks ago mandated masks for everybody but the athletes so they could continue with their summer league. and as soon as the governor
announced, and it was going well. everyone was wearing masks. and i got a phone call this morning from the volunteer operator of the baseball program saying now that the governor has announced that you just should wear a mask because it is the right thing to do, a lot of the parents are no longer wearing masks. >> that has to be incredibly frustrating for you. it is like you have all of this good and trying to keep people and especially your passion about keeping essential workers safe and healthy, rig. >> right. >> and then you have this from the governor. what is in your power because obviously the governor at the end of the day trumps you. >> right. well i'm interested to see the litigation. i'm glad that there is a hearing tomorrow. i am puzzled by an emergency powers given to the governor to keep georgia healthy and then telling cities that we can't use every tool out there to keep our
residents healthy. and you know, essential workers, people serving us in restaurants and hospitals, they need that extra little bit of courteousness. i do not understand why there is so much resistance or some resistance to simply putting on a mask as an act of courtesy. >> i just want to put it bluntly -- go ahead. quickly, go ahead. >> in your session you talked about your producer, about the challenge with getting test results and that -- in my county people can't even get tests let alone the results. and so you may be ill and not even know it. and so wearing a mask just adds that extra little bit of protection. >> that is right. in case people miss it our constitue correspondent in atlanta took 13 days. if you have the virus, that is the entire duration of potentially having the virus
before even finding out if you had the virus or not. it is just unacceptable and i hear you loud and clear. wear one of these things, whether it is a mandate or not. mayor deutsche there in dunwoody in atlanta, thank you so much. be well. stay healthy. >> thank you. >> appreciate you. how about this one. getting covid twice. a 29-year-old man without any underlying conditions gets the virus. recovers. only to get it again months later. how could this happen? let's talk to him next. tempur-pedic's mission is to give you
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it is nothing short of a nightmare scenario. getting coronavirus not just once, but twice. and having your doctor say, hey, you may even get this a third time. experts are racing to understand the virus but right now we know some people are testing positive for man once. sometimes only months apart. and my next guest is a young perfectly healthy adult who contracted coronavirus first back in april. jordan josie, he had high temperature, suffered a partially collapsed lung but got better. he tested positive for
antibodies and even donated his plasma to help others. but just three months later, the symptoms came back and he tested positive again. so jordan is with me now. and jordan, i could not believe this when i read your story. so just thank you for taking a minute with me. i know you may not be feeling so hot. so how are you feeling today and how could this happen to you twice? >> well, first, i'd like to thank you for letting me on the show, brooke. you know, it's kind of hard to describe the feeling when i found out i had it again. and i think shock was one, worry. and it's kind of been slow going. that was about three weeks ago. a little bit more now. antibody and thetive again for inactive. i guess showing that i had the virus flare back up.
now my doctor doesn't really know whether i contracted it again or whether it never left me the first time and it flared back up. but ultimately i'm dealing with some of the same stuff that i did the first time around. but what i keep telling myself on round two is that at least i'm not suffocating this time. i could breathe a little better. >> let's just stop and -- just sit on that for a little bit. at least i could breathe this time. at least i'm not suffocating. i appreciate you and the glass half full approach. i'm the same kind of gal, but my goodness. and when i rwas reading about you, people think, including myself, i've had covid, i've tested positive for the antibody and i did any duty and donated my plasma, i'm pretty say but you and your doctor say not so fast. school me. >> and that was something that not to say i had a false sense of security, but there was a
period when i had first recovered, probably in about mid-april i was symptom-free and there was a period of time slowly as the world and local economy kind of opened back up out of the shutdown, i felt like i'm on the other side of this and i can be one of the ones to go out and kind of contribute to the stimulation of the local economy. so my wife and i just started to go back out to some of the our favorite local restaurants here in macon, where we live. we were wearing masks going out. i think it is that kind of thing where nobody knows what i had been there when they see me on the street. i kind of wanted to almost wish you could wear a banner around your neck that says i've had it. >> i've had it. >> i'm not the problem. but i think we had resumed some normalcy. i felt like my normal self.
i was playing tennis and walking my dogs with my wife. i was feeling like a built my stamina back up. the first time around covid will totally take away all of your lung stamina and standing up out of a chair will debilitate you. it is really unlike any illness that i've ever had in my entire life. it is truly awful. and it was a really bad experience the first time around. and i felt really fortunate to kind of be on the other side of it. and i was kind of finally mentally getting back to where i was feeling okay and, you know, there are times with covid when you deal with the prolonged shortness of breath and the chest pain and everything. mentally it is really hard to put that behind you because you're thinking if you have
anything flare-up, you think oh, no it is happening again. >> and then it actually happened again. jordan, i've got to go but i appreciate you coming on national tv and sharing yourself and your story. i'll think about it you. every day from here on out nobody is superman or superwoman for this thing and i wish you only the best health. get through this. you've done it once before and do it again and stay in contact. jordan josie, be well. thank you. thank you. >> i appreciate it. >> can you imagine. coming you next, teachers caught in the middle as schools are trying to reopen. i'll talk to one who said she will be forced to quit the job she loves if she's forced to go back to the classroom. did you know prilosec otc can stop frequent heartburn
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a book that you're ready to share with the world? get published now, call for your free publisher kit today! the debate over when schools should reopen is happening nationwide and now weeks away from the traditional start of classes, many teachers are weighing in and my next guest is a nurse turned teacher would wrote a powerful op-ed called i won't return to the classroom and you shouldn't ask me to. and here with me now rebecca martinson. thank you for being with me. and my mom is texting me right now and she was a teacher and i would beremiss not to say love teachers. and i want to read for people, this line really struck me. you wrote every day when i walk into work as a public school
teacher i'm prepared to take a bullet to save a child. in the age of school shootings, that is what the job requires. but asking me to return to the classroom a mid a pandemic and expose myself and my family to covid-19 is like asking me to take that bullet home to my own family. i mean, wow. and i know you miss your students. but tell me why this is where you draw the line. >> well, exactly what you just said, brooke. i've been involved in several lockdowns. and they've been fine. we've got out of it okay. but i spent three hours locked in a very small room with 18 children. that's too dangerous. in the face of a global pandemic, that is dangerous for my own child for me to do that. >> i know you wrote about how remote learning has in the end gone pretty well for you. but if you just play it forward, what would your school need to
do to provide to make you feel comfortable if you did go back to teach? >> right. so, um, thanks for asking that. when we rolled out remote learning in an emergency situation that sprang, it was kind of miserable. our first priority as a district was to feed children, to keep the children of first responders, give them free childcare and to make sure that we have equitable access. beyond that, we just tried to get through the end of the year. the summer, however, i set new parameters with my students and online learning went shockingly well. >> i hear you on online learning going shockingly well. but if you were to go back to the classroom this fall, just really final question, what would it take? what would make you feel secure and healthy and safe around all of those kids? >> so governor newsom in california set up some guidelines for 14 declining days
of new infection. for his state. agree with that. i think that is a great start. i will say in my county we have many weeks of declining infections with a recent surge after the fourth of july holiday. that is worse than when we closed. so i don't know how i would be comfortable going back. unless our public health experts are really guiding us and we're really tamping down this infection, the community spread. >> thank you for being a teacher and for caring. rebecca martinson, appreciate you. quick break. we'll be right back. so you only pay for what you need? given my unique lifestyle, that'd be perfect! let me grab a pen and some paper. know what? i'm gonna switch now. just need my desk... my chair... and my phone.
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congress paid tribute today to civil rights icon john lewis with a moment of silence for the late congressman. he passed away friday at the age of 80 from pancreatic cancer. congressman lewis was 80 years of age. and speaker nancy pelosi said plans for a larger service to honor him will be announced later this week. and our next guest forged a lasting friendship with lewis. seven years ago chief deputy kevin murphy apologized to the late congressman for the failure of the montgomery, alabama, police to protect lewis and other freedom writers way back in 1961. and in this touching moment, murphy removed his police badge and offered it to lewis as a symbol, which the georgia congressman carried around for years afterwards. >> i want you to know that you