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Rev. Jackson Remembers Life's Work Before 80th Birthday

Clip: 10/07/2021 | 6m 40s | Video has closed captioning.

One of Chicago's most notable residents, and one of the country's most visible and iconic civil rights leaders for the last 60 years, turns 80 tomorrow. Reverend Jesse Jackson was on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis April 4, 1968, the day Dr. Martin Luther King was assassinated, and has been carrying the mantle of fighting for racial and economic equality ever since.

Aired: 10/07/21

Rating: NR

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