'A picture is worth a thousand words': Sanders' wife on '60s arrest footage
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Jane Sanders, wife of Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders: FBI's investigation of wife won’t be a ‘distraction’ Are Democrats trying to pin the blame for their own sins on Russia? GOP vows to use Pelosi against Democrats in 2018 MORE, said on Saturday that newly unearthed photos and videos of the Vermont senator being arrested for his activism in the '60s were proof of his long-standing commitment to civil rights.

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"Well I think his opponent is trying to cast him as not having much of a civil rights record," she said, referring to Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonAre Democrats trying to pin the blame for their own sins on Russia? Trump: Calling Warren Pocahontas ‘an insult to Pocahontas’ GOP vows to use Pelosi against Democrats in 2018 MORE, during an interview on CNN.

"A picture is worth a thousand words, I guess."

She went on to detail examples of her husband's activism and mentioned that they went to Selma, Al., for the 50th anniversary of the "Bloody Sunday" demonstration there during the civil rights movement.

A video surfaced this week that showed a young man who resembles Sanders being arrested and dragged away by police officers. The campaign confirmed it was the senator when he was a college student at the University of Chicago.