16 for '16 - The Contenders

The Power of Jesse Jackson's 1984 Convention Speech

Clip: Episode 4 | 2m 16s | Video has closed captioning.

Jesse Jackson's 1984 convention speech was moving for many at that year's Democratic National Convention. It also served as a stepping stone to his 1988 campaign.

Aired: 10/04/16

Rating: TV-PG

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Funding provided by The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and The Ford Foundation. A presentation of OZY Media.

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