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Jesse Jackson speaks out against the Persian Gulf War on Martin Luther King Day
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[Jesse Jackson speaks at MIT]
Original Airdate: 1/14/1991

Length: 00:02:14
Item Type: newstape - edited story master

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Description : Abstract
Marcus Jones reports that anti-war activists protested across the nation to rally public opinion against the use of force in the Persian Gulf. Jones's report is accompanied by footage of anti-war protesters in downtown Boston. Jones notes that Jesse Jackson (African American political leader) visited MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) to speak out against going to war in the Middle East on the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. (American civil rights leader). Jones notes that the MIT Initiative for Peace in the Middle East brought Jackson to the campus. Jones's report includes footage of Jackson speaking at MIT. Jackson says that the US must not rush to war on January 15. Jones' report also includes footage from interviews with MIT graduate students Corrie Lathan and Steve Penn. Lathan and Penn oppose the war. Jones interviews Jackson. Jackson says that the US and Iraq should negotiate. He adds that war is inevitable if talking is impossible. Jones' report includes footage from Inside Edition of Jackson in Iraq.

Contributor : Reporter
Marcus Jones
Format : Tape 7762   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 23743 
VHS cassette 106956 
Betacam cassette 109571 
digital betacam cassette 109570 

Subject : Keywords
Middle East - Politics and government
Persian Gulf War, 1991
Universities and colleges

Subject : Personal Names
Jackson, Jesse
Jones, Marcus
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Lathan, Corrie
Penn, Steve

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Subject : Geographic Locations
Cambridge (Mass.)
Middle East

Type : Genre
News - Television

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