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Ten O'Clock News; Jackson's domestic platform

04/04/1988

Meg Vaillancourt reports that Jesse Jackson has released position papers detailing his stance on domestic issues. Vaillancourt reviews Jackson's positions on the economy, trade, employment, social programs, defense spending, and taxes. Interview with labor union leader Domenic Bozzotto and Harvard professor Roger Porter about Jackson's positions on the issues. Bozzotto defends Jackson's platform while Porter criticizes it. Vaillancourt notes that Jackson would support his social programs through cuts in defense spending and increased taxes on wealthy Americans. Vaillancourt reports that Jackson's position as the frontrunner for the Democratic nomination challenges other candidates to defend their positions on the issues. This edition of the Ten O'Clock News also included the following item: James Farmer speaks at a ceremony in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Jackson's domestic platform

Series Description

NIGHTLY NEWS WITH CHRISTOPHER LYDON AND CARMEN FIELDS Began January 1976. Replaced evening news show EVENING COMPASS. Original host: Steve Nevas. Other anchors, Christopher Lydon (1977-91) and Gail Harris (1983). In 1980 - hour long. Ended in 1991.

(PREDECESSORS: Louis Lyons began news operations at WGBH in 1952. The News at 10 began in 1966. The Reporters premiered in 1970. The Evening Compass started in 1974.) Series release date: 1/1976

Duration

00:05:28

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1988
Taxation
Political campaigns
International trade
Jackson, Jesse, 1941-
United States -- Economic policy
African American politicians
Labor
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Vaillancourt, Meg (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Jackson's domestic platform,” 04/04/1988, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_974D1948C35D4BF4B49E033C6CD94D0B.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Jackson's domestic platform.” 04/04/1988. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_974D1948C35D4BF4B49E033C6CD94D0B>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Jackson's domestic platform. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_974D1948C35D4BF4B49E033C6CD94D0B
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