Representative Jesse Jackson, Jr. on President Lincoln
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Representative Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL) talked about his appreciation of the legacy of President Lincoln and the history of human rights. He talked about he had overcome the limitations of the 10th Amendment and had expanded rights over the years. He reflected on the significance of the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s inauguration on March 4, 1861. He was hosting a re-enactment of the occasion in the Capitol Visitors Center on March 5, 2011.
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