Reporter Allison Keyes looks at the career of award-winning actor Paul Winfield. He played civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. on television and won an Oscar nomination for his role opposite Cicely Tyson in the 1972 movie Sounder. He died of an apparent heart attack Sunday in Los Angeles at age 62.
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