'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 SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersDemocrats protest Trump's immigration policy from Senate floor Trump's America fights back The Hill's Morning Report — Sponsored by PhRMA — GOP lawmakers race to find an immigration fix 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.

"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 Diane Rodham ClintonTrump mocks 'elites' at campaign rally Trump backs down in rare reversal Election Countdown: Family separation policy may haunt GOP in November | Why Republican candidates are bracing for surprises | House Dems rake in record May haul | 'Dumpster fire' ad goes viral 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.