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CONVENTION 2000 / THE DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION

Warming Up

August 15, 2000

Rev. Jesse Jackson, a passionate speaker and civil rights leader,

has addressed each Democratic Convention since 1984. He speaks again tonight.

Born: Oct. 8, 1941, in Greenville, S.C.

Education: bachelor's degree from North Carolina A&T State University.

Family: wife Jacqueline, sons Jesse Jr., Jonathan and Yusef, and daughters Santita and Jacqueline.

Presidential campaigns: Ran unsuccessfully for Democratic nomination in 1984 and 1988.

Complied by MALOY MOORE / Los Angeles Times

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