'This Week' Transcript: David Axelrod

LEWIS: We shall overcome, because the arc of the moral universe...

KING: ... of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.

TAPPER (on-screen): What are you going to be thinking about on Sunday when -- when the dedication takes place?

LEWIS: Well, on Sunday, when we dedicate this monument, this memorial to Dr. King, I will reflect, 48 years ago, when I stood with him and others, when I spoke.

We must wake up, America. Wake up, for we cannot stop, and we will not and cannot be patient.

LEWIS: I would think about, when the march was all over, President Kennedy invited us down to the White House. He stood in the door of the Oval Office and greeted each one of us. He was so proud. He was like a beaming father, that things had gone so well. And he said, "You did a good job. You did a good job." And when he got to Dr. King, he said, "And you had a dream."

And I'm going to do my best not to lose it, and I'm going to do everything possible to keep from crying. But if I have some tears left, I'm going to cry.


AMANPOUR: ABC's Jake Tapper with John Lewis. And what a great a thing that he threw his parents' caution to the wind and joined the fight.

Stay with us. There's much more to come.


AMANPOUR: And now, the Sunday funnies.


FALLON: Yesterday, President Obama had beer with four unemployed construction workers. Obama asked the guys, like, what was it like to lose their jobs? And they were like, "Oh, you'll see."


O'BRIEN: According to the latest polls, Herman Cain has moved ahead of Mitt Romney. Can you believe that? Yeah. Yeah. Political analysts say this is because Americans don't understand Mormonism, but they do understand pizza.


LETTERMAN: Michele O'Bachmann, she didn't care for this at all.

SCHAFER: Michele "Bachmann"?

LETTERMAN: So she took on Herman Cain's 9-9-9 plan. Look at this.

BACHMANN: When you take the 9-9-9 plan and you turn it upside-down, I think the devil's in the details.

ROSE: We've given you several chances to respond. I'll come back...

CAIN: That's right.


AMANPOUR: We'll be right back.


And now "in memoriam."


KAMENY: Every year on Memorial Day, I conduct a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington Cemetery to commemorate all of our country's dead, including the many tens of thousands of gays who died in our country's wars.


AMANPOUR: We remember all of those who died in war this week. The Pentagon released the names of seven soldiers and Marines killed in Afghanistan.


AMANPOUR: That's our program this week. And, remember, you can always find us on Yahoo, Facebook, Twitter, and at abcnews.com. For all of us here, thank you for watching, and we'll see you next week.


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