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    Jesse Jackson Address

    Rev. Jesse Jackson spoke about the status of racial conflict in the United States. Topics included the state of the Civil Rights Movement, human rights, issues of social justice in the U.S.…

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    Congressional Reaction to State of the Union

    Members of Congress reacted to President Bush’s State of the Union address. “Shadow senator” Jesse Jackson also was interviewed.

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    Jackson Announcement

    Reverend Jesse Jackson announced his decision not to seek the 1992 Democratic nomination for president. The announcement followed a series of meetings at a Washington, DC hotel with…

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    Public Citizen 20th Anniversary

    The twentieth anniversary conference of Public Citizen, called “Taking Back America: A New Democracy for the 90's,” featured speakers discussing active citizenship. Public Citizen is a…

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    Civil Rights and the Domestic Policy Agenda

    Washington, DC’s “shadow senator” Jesse Jackson spoke to the annual conference of the New Hampshire AFL-CIO on current national issues, including civil rights, health insurance, and economic stability.…

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    Democratic Party in 1992 Election

    Rev. Jackson, former presidential candidate and president of the Rainbow Coalition, spoke to the Democratic National Committee on the changing face of the Democratic Party. He discussed…

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    Regaining the Moral Offensive

    “Shadow” Senator and former presidential candidate discussed the current state of minorities in America in a speech during the 1991 Annual Convention of the NAACP. He criticized the Bush administration for failing to…

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    Civil Rights Policies in the 1990s

    The Texas Young Lawyers Association sponsored a debate on civil rights policies in the 1990's, including affirmative action policies and minority scholarships. Former Secretary of Education…

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    From Recession to Reinvesting in America

    The National Rainbow Coalition and the Citizen Education Fund sponsored a forum on domestic issues in America entitled, “Empowerment '92: A Call to Action". The forum held during the conference entitled,…

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    Democratic Perspective on Domestic Issues

    Senator Gore spoke at a convention entitled, “Empowerment '92: A Call to Action,” sponsored by the National Rainbow Coalition and the Citizen Education Fund. In his remarks, Sen. Gore illustrated the…

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    The 1991 Civil Rights Act

    The National Rainbow Coalition, in coordination with the Citizen Education Fund, held a conference in Washington entitled “Empowerment '92: A Call to Action.” The conference sponsored a forum on…

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    Economic Policy and Working Americans

    During its convention entitled, “Empowerment '92: A Call to Action,” the National Rainbow Coalition held a forum focusing on economic policies directly affecting working Americans. Entitled, “Working…

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    Problems of African-American Males

    Rev. Jackson, “shadow” senator for Washington, DC, discussed the changes that must be made in the U.S. political agenda to solve the problems facing African-American males in society. He called…

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    Operation America Reborn

    Jesse Jackson spoke before an audience of labor supporters during a “Jobs for Justice” rally sponsored by the AFL-CIO in Concord, NH. In his remarks, Mr. Jackson compared the aid supplied by the U.S.…

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    District of Columbia Statehood

    Jesse Jackson, Washington DC’s “shadow” senator, spoke to the National Press Club luncheon about statehood for Washington, DC. Rev. Jackson warned that “phase two” of the Persian Gulf war would cost the United States even more than…

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    Running as a Democrat: Hitting Hard on Issues

    This panel discussed the need to throw off the image of “shadow Republicans.” They said that the most elusive prize from Democrats in the last 22 years has been the presidency. Sen. Simon gave reflections on how…

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    African-Americans in the Persian Gulf

    In this forum, panelists discussed different aspects of the war in the Persian Gulf, with special attention to the consequences the war will have for African-Americans.

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    U.S. Persian Gulf Policy

    The committee heard testimony from a number of witnesses on two main topics: the possibility that Iraq could have developed nuclear weapon capability, and the possibility for a negotiated…

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