Jackson, Jesse 1941-
Most widely held works about Jesse Jackson
Most widely held works by Jesse Jackson
Legal lynching : the death penalty and America's future by Jesse Jackson ( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,336 libraries worldwide
Legal lynching : racism, injustice, and the death penalty by Jesse Jackson ( Book )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 1,212 libraries worldwide
Legal Lynching is an impassioned rebuttal to advocates of the death penalty: legal executions are unjustly administered, are morally indefensible and fail to deter crime. A comprehensive rejection of the knee-jerk solution to the rise in violent crime, Legal Lynching comprises a history of state-sponsored execution, a consideration of the statistical evidence, an examination of scriptural justification for the taking of a life, and, most chilling, the true-life stories.
Straight from the heart by Jesse Jackson ( Book )
8 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 985 libraries worldwide
The sixties the years that shaped a generation ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 955 libraries worldwide
This documentary features revealing interviews with the prominent figures of the era including: Barbara Ehrenreich, Daniel Ellsberg, Jesse Jackson, Tom Hayden, Arlo Guthrie, Henry Kissinger, Norman Mailer, Robert McNamara, Ed Messe III and Bobby Seale.
4 little girls ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 932 libraries worldwide
When a bomb tears through the basement of a black Baptist church on a peaceful fall morning, it takes the lives of four young girls; Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley and Addie Mae Collins. This racially motivated crime, taking place at a time when the civil rights movement is burning with a new flame, could have doused that flame forever. Instead it fuels a nation's outrage and brings Birmingham, Alabama to the forefront of America's concern.
It's about the money! : the fourth movement of the Freedom Symphony : how to build wealth, get access to capital, and achieve your financial dreams by Jesse Jackson ( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 644 libraries worldwide
Advice for financial success, specifically for African Americans.
Why we can't wait by Martin Luther King ( Book )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 618 libraries worldwide
This paperback reissue of a classic not only examines King's Birmingham campaign for civil rights, but the history of the struggle and the tasks that await future generations fighting for equality. New Afterword by Rev. Jesse Jackson. Reissue.
The two nations of black America ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 570 libraries worldwide
There is a growing economic divide in black America. Today, America's black middle class is the largest in its history, yet roughly one-third of black America continues to live in poverty. This film measures the economic and social success of the civil rights movement and the gap between middle class and poor African-Americans through interviews with noted Afro-Americans and historical film footage.
Great American speeches 80 years of political oratory ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
Traces the history of visually recorded American oratory and discusses the evolution of how, through technology, politicians appear to the public. Each segment has narrative perspective and visual clips which portray that historical era.
In remembrance of Martin ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 415 libraries worldwide
Personal comments from family members, friends, former classmates, and advisors are chronicled in this moving piece honoring Dr. Martin Luther King. Includes the "I have a dream" speech on the Lincoln Memorial and other memorable events.
King man of peace in a time of war ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
A fascinating and revealing look at the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. filtered through the prism of three major conflicts: the struggle between black and white America, divisiveness with the civil rights movement itself, and an undeclared war in Vietnam. A salute to a man who remains an inspiration and a force for social change nearly forty years after his death at age 39.
A conversation with the Reverend Jesse Jackson : the quest for economic and educational parity, held on May 16, 1978 at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research by Jesse Jackson ( Book )
3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 366 libraries worldwide
Keep hope alive : Jesse Jackson's 1988 presidential campaign : a collection of major speeches, issue papers, photographs, and campaign analysis ( Book )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 352 libraries worldwide
The greatest speeches of all-time. Volume II ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
Another collection of the most important and well-known speeches of modern times. Includes Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Richard M. Nixon, John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr., Ronald Reagan, Mario Cuomo, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush, and more.
One Lord, one faith, one baptism by Aretha Franklin ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 195 libraries worldwide
Great speeches. Volume III ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Presents famous speeches, each with an introduction detailing the time, place and events surrounding it.
The meaning of the millennium ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Professors Natalie Davis and Martin Marty examine the millennium from historical, religious and humanistic perspectives. Includes an introduction by Hillary Rodham Clinton, remarks by President Clinton, and comments and questions from the audience and from the Internet.
Great American speeches ; Program six 80 years of political oratory ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
This series traces the history of visually recorded American oratory and discusses the evolution of how, through technology politicians present themselves to the public. Includes commentary and film clips with place each speech in historical perspective. Two speeches included are one for nonpartisan judgment at the Nixon Impeachment hearings by Barbara Jordan, and a 1984 campaign speech by Jesse Jackson.
The greatest speeches of all-time ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
A collection of the most important and well-known speeches of modern times. These are the dramatic words from world leaders that changed the course of history and inspired millions worldwide.
Great speeches of the 20th century. Volume two, The new frontier ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
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Jackson, Jesse L. 1941-
Jackson, Jesse L. senior 1941-
Jackson, Jesse L. sr. 1941-
Jackson, Jesse Louis, 1941-
Jackson, Jesse Louis senior 1941-
Jackson, Jesse Louis sr. 1941-
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