Birmingham, Ala. Mayor William Bell pauses during a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, to announce plans to ask for the Congressional Gold

 

              Birmingham, Ala. Mayor William Bell pauses during a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, to announce plans to ask for the Congressional Gold
Birmingham, Ala. Mayor William Bell pauses during a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, to announce plans to ask for the Congressional Gold Medal for the four little girls killed in the 1963 bombing at the 16th Street Church in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)