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    Democratic Convention Evening Session

    First Lady Hillary Clinton, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Former Governor Mario Cuomo (NY) and House Minority Leader Richard Gephardt (MO) addressed the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Chicago. The…

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    Death Penalty

    The participants debated the resolution that called for the abolishment of the death penalty in the United States. Mr. Ed Koch, Former New York City Mayor, moderated the debate and…

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    Million Man March

    Coverage of the Million Man March included open phones segments, live crowd shots, interviews with rally participants on the Mall, and speeches by African-American men from all walks of…

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    30th Anniversary March on Washington

    Civil rights activists spoke from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the 30th Anniversary March on Washington entitled, “Jobs, Justice and Peace.” The march, whose participants…

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    Social Justice Strategy

    Reverend Jesse Jackson, Founder and President of the Rainbow/ Push Coalition, and representatives of several other minority organizations, including the National Coalition For Homelessness &…

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    Racial Justice

    A year after the the National Council of Churches of Christ met with President Bill Clinton to discuss church fires, Reverend Jesse Jackson spoke about the continuing search for racial justice in…

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    Newspaper Roundtable

    Guests, Arianna Huffington, Chair for the Center For Effective Compassion, and Reverend Jesse Jackson, Founder of the Rainbow Coalition, discuss current topics during the Newspaper…

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    Race and Employment Issues

    After his private meeting with President Clinton, Reverend Jesse Jackson talked with reporters. He stressed that anti-discrimination agencies must be fully operable and that providing equal…

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    Presidents' Call to Action

    President Clinton and other former presidents took part in a summit to encourage volunteering to help youngsters. The Summit chairman was Colin Powell.

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    New Trial for James Earl Ray

    After meeting with Samuel Berger, Reverend Jesse Jackson talked to reporters. He stressed his support for a new trial for James Earl Ray, who confessed to shooting Martin Luther King, Jr.,…

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    State of the Union Address Reactions

    After the president’s State of the Union Address, members of Congress reacted to the speech in Statuary Hall.

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    Inaugural Interfaith Prayer Service

    President Clinton, his family and many Washington dignitaries attended an interfaith prayer service at the Metropolitan A.M.E. Church. The service included singing by several choirs and…

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    Ebonics News Conference

    After their meeting, Ms. Cook and Rev. Jackson briefed reporters on the decision to recognize Ebonics, African-American English, in the school system. They stressed that this is simply an…

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    Jackson vs. North Debate

    Reverend Jesse Jackson and Oliver North debated a broad range of domestic policy issues, including race relations, citizens' rights and the proper role of government in U.S. society. They…

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    Affirmative Action

    After meeting with Vice President Gore, Jesse Jackson talked about the federal response to the California Civil Rights Initiative and his call for a boycott against Texaco until it settles…

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    Individual Participation in Elections

    While traveling across the nation to register young voters, Reverend Jesse Jackson, National Rainbow Coalition-President, urged an audience of students to get involved however they could in…

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    Presidential Debate Reaction

    Republican and Democratic leaders talked to national and international media representatives about the presidential debate while other media personnel worked on their coverage of the debate.

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    Debate Reaction

    Designees of each party gave their reaction on how well their candidate debated in the Hartford Civic Center press room. The first response came from the Republican National Committee…

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    Presidential Debate Review

    Viewer reactions to the debate were accepted by telephone, fax and electronic mail. Reactions by Democratic and Republican leaders and campaign representatives in the Hartford, Connecticut, Civic…

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    Washington Journal: Monday Chicago

    The Washington Journal examined news and politics surrounding the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Chicago. Guests included Washington Times political correspondent Donald…

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