Jesse Jackson

May 17, 1988 - Another Day In Paradox.

News of the day for May 17, 1988 - A dramatic decline in the Trade deficit, Stock Market up 10 points, debate on ratification of the INF Treaty gets underway, Presidential Primary in Oregon - Bush trailing by ten points according to polls, Honduran ambassador held on cocaine smuggling charges, South African Bishop Desmond Tutu calls for Isolation Campaign, John Paul 2 visits Latin America and exchanges lectures on Human rights with Paraguayan strongman Gen. Alfredo Stroessner and it's the 1 year anniversary of the bombing of he USS Stark.

February 15, 1990 - Another Day, Another Riot.

News of the day for February 15, 1990 - Pres. Bush (Sr.) visits Colombia, amidst massive security, the Marion Barry drug trial gets underway, Jesse Jackson visits Nelson Mandela in Soweto, South Africa adjusts, ethnic rioting in Tajikistan.

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