January 1, 1992 |
Jackson's Latest: Jesse Jackson's new public affairs show, "Both Sides With Jesse Jackson," will premiere Saturday at 6 p.m. on CNN. Each Saturday, the program will focus on one social or domestic issue. A panel of guests representing different sides of the issue will participate; Jackson will take part on the panel, as well as host the show. Jackson hosted the syndicated "Jesse Jackson" show in 1990. The topic and the guests for Saturday's debut have not been announced.
September 9, 2001 |
A former mail carrier was sentenced to 13 months in federal prison for failing to deliver all the mail on his route for about a year and a half. Prosecutors in Jackson said Jesse Reynolds kept mail at his home because he wanted to speed up his delivery time and impress his supervisors. Reynolds told investigators he also dropped mail into collection boxes to be delivered by other postal workers.
September 30, 1988 |
Former Texas congresswoman Barbara Jordan, campaigning for Michael S. Dukakis after a near-fatal swimming accident, today accused George Bush of having a "chaotic . . . untidy mind" and said Jesse Jackson should work harder for the Democratic ticket.
October 18, 1987 |
Hunter S. Thompson is predicting that Sen. Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts will join the field of Democratic presidential candidates "as late as possible" and snap up the 1988 nomination. On the Republican side, he believes Vice President George Bush will fade in favor of Senate Minority Leader Bob Dole, who will be nominated "unless Richard Nixon gets into it." "Just for sport, I would say Teddy Kennedy will be the next President," he says.
October 11, 2002 |
"Tuck Everlasting," a sweeping romantic fable about love and mortality, targets an audience of girls in their early teens, but has been made with such skill and sensitivity that its appeal spans generations. It surrounds two talented and ingratiating young newcomers to the big screen, Alexis Bledel and Jonathan Jackson, with veteran actors Sissy Spacek, William Hurt, Ben Kingsley, Amy Irving and Victor Garber, all of whom excel in crucial roles.
January 7, 1990 |
Inside an elementary school auditorium, in a run-down part of town that tourists never see, Mayor Marion Barry is lecturing 400 youngsters on the evils of drugs and the importance of staying clean. As mayor of one of the nation's most drug-plagued cities, Barry visits three or four schools a week with his message. It is his way, he says, of helping motivate the children. His style is relaxed, warm, captivating. "How many y'all know somebody in your family using drugs?" he asks gently.