LIVE STREAM: Civil rights icon John Lewis remembered at US Capitol ceremony
WASHINGTON The body of Rep. John Lewis, a civil rights icon, is arriving in Washington, D.C. Monday morning for a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol. Congressman John Lewis died at the age of 80 on July 17 after a six-month battle with stage four pancreatic cancer. You can watch the Washington, D.C. ceremony live in the video player below at 11 a.m.Lewis hearse is stopping at eight locations across Washington, D.C. before arriving at the U.S. Capitol for a ceremony and lying in state. Lewis was the youngest and last survivor of the Big Six civil rights activists who organized the 1963 March on Washington, and spoke shortly before the groups leader, Rev. READ: Remembering John Lewis, rights icon and American heroLewis started serving in Congress in 1986 and earned bipartisan respect in Washington, where some called him the conscience of Congress. His humble manner contrasted with the puffed chests on Capitol Hill.