[Jesse Jackson visits Madison Park High School]
Original Airdate: 5/8/1990
Item Type: newstape - edited story master
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Description : Abstract
John Hashimoto reports that Jesse Jackson (African American political leader) visited Madison Park High School today to talk to students. Hashimoto's report includes footage of Jackson's address to students in the school gymnasium. The students cheer enthusiastically as he approaches the podium. Jackson tells students that they must live with the consequences of their actions. He tells them that they can become whatever they want to be. He reprimands one student for talking during his speech. Jackson urges students to register to vote. He directs those who are not registered to a voter registration table in the gymnasium. Hashimoto reports on speculation that Jackson will run for the presidency in 1992. Hashimoto notes that Jackson could be elected senator if Washington DC becomes a state. Hashimoto reports that Jackson also spoke at the Boston campus of the University of Massachusetts. Hashimoto notes that Jackson addressed national and political issues in his address at UMass. Hashimoto's report features footage of Jackson's address at UMass. Hashimoto reports that Jackson is working to keep himself visible. Hashimoto calls Jackson a "perennial candidate" for elected office. This tape includes additional footage of Jackson with supporters and footage of Jackson at Madison Park High School.
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African American politicians
African American students
African Americans - Politics and government
Madison Park High School
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University of Massachusetts
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News - Unedited
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