- 50 years ago, a brutally squashed civil rights march in Selma led to the landmark Voting Rights Act
- Now, the Alabama city is again in the spotlight with the new movie "Selma"
- The leaders of this struggling city respect its brave past but quarrel over how to move forward
Selma, Alabama (CNN)There are places where ghosts of the past linger. One of them is Selma, where the Edmund Pettus Bridge carries Highway 80 over the murky Alabama River.