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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Pilgrimage of Jesse Jackson, The
Program Number

1415

Series Description

Premiered January 1983 Since January 1983, FRONTLINE has served as American public television's - PBS - flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature over 23 years is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience. Series release date: 1/1983

Program Description

Through five decades, Jesse Jackson has been trying to realize the promise of his own potential he first embraced as a boy in segregated Greenville, SC. His life has been a headlong rush toward that end, fueled by a mix of personal aggrievement, ambition, his own vision of what America should be, and his quixotic but enduring belief that he might be able to change the country--and the world. Drawn from journalist Marshall Frady's upcoming biography Pilgrimage, the program is not only a rare in-depth look at the man, but also offers a portrait of race and politics in post-war America.

Duration

00:60:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
News
Public Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Pilgrimage of Jesse Jackson, The,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CA56957550594FF2A9A4204FA16B4E71.
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APA: FRONTLINE; Pilgrimage of Jesse Jackson, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CA56957550594FF2A9A4204FA16B4E71
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