16Jun 25, 1997
Social Justice Strategy
Reverend Jackson and representatives of several other minority organizations announced a new initiative to promote greater social justice. He urged the president to act on several issues ...
30Jun 9, 1997
A year after the the National Council of Churches of Christ met with President Clinton to discuss church fires, Mr. Jackson spoke about the continuing search for racial justice in the U.S. to ...
12Jun 8, 1997
20Jun 4, 1997
Race and Employment Issues
After his private meeting with President Clinton, Mr. Jackson talked with reporters. He stressed that anti-discrimination agencies must be fully operable and that providing equal ...
87Apr 28, 1997
Presidents' Call to Action
President Clinton and three former presidents took part in a summit to encourage volunteering to help youngsters. Summit chairman Colin Powell said, “Let’s go save our ...
890Apr 7, 1997
The participants debated the resolution that called for the abolishment of the death penalty in the United States. Mr. Koch moderated the debate and presented questions to the ...
17Feb 20, 1997
New Trial for James Earl Ray
After meeting with Samuel Berger, Mr. Jackson talked to reporters. He stressed his support for a new trial for James Earl Ray, who confessed to shooting Martin Luther King, Jr., and the ...
22Feb 4, 1997
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.
7,488Jan 20, 1997
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 ...
86Dec 30, 1996
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 ...
45Nov 13, 1996
After meeting with Vice President Gore, Mr. Jackson talked about the federal response to the California Civil Rights Initiative and his call for a boycott against Texaco until it settles a ...
87Oct 16, 1996
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.
11Oct 9, 1996
Individual Participation in Elections
While traveling across the nation to register young voters, Rev. Jackson urged an audience of students to get involved however they could in the 1996 elections in order to defeat the reaction ...
48Oct 6, 1996
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, ...
70Oct 6, 1996
Democratic and Republican leaders were shown talking to media correspondents from around the nation in the Hartford Civic Center press room.
25Sep 27, 1996
Jackson vs. North Debate
Reverend Jackson and Mr. 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 spoke on ...
613Aug 27, 1996
Democratic Convention Evening Session
In the second day of the Democratic Convention, Rev. Jackson criticized Republicans and Colin Powell. Former Governor Cuomo scolded President Clinton for signing welfare reform ...
48Aug 26, 1996
Washington Journal: Monday Chicago
Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and ...
110Aug 17, 1996
Lesbian and Gay Political Convention
In the first national political convention for gay citizens, several administration officials, gay and lesbian activists and others spoke about political issues of particular concerns to gay ...
39Jul 15, 1996
Workers Rights and Japanese Companies
Rev. Jackson was in Japan last week with a delegation of human rights and labor activists who went to Asia to urge foreign businesses with companies operating in the U.S. to improve working ...
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