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‘Amazing Grace,’ a song of suffering to pull us together

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Published on Jul 3, 2015

At the funeral for Reverend Clementa Pinckney, a South Carolina state senator who was killed in the church shooting in Charleston, President Obama broke from his eulogy to sing ‘Amazing Grace,’ a song that exemplifies human vulnerability and redemption. Special correspondent John Larson explores the song’s history, and why it resonates so widely.

View the full story/transcript: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/amazin...

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