Image for Jesse Jackson describes how his father inspired him

Jesse Jackson describes how his father inspired him

Duration: 01:59

Civil Rights campaigner Rev. Jesse Jackson tells Fern Britton a story from how childhood in the American South that taught him a valuable lesson. When he was young he watched his stepfather stand up to a bullying white boss. Although poor he walked out of his job rather than endure the indignity of being beaten. Jesse was inspired to stand up for what was right.

Available since: Fri 10 Dec 2010


Interviewed Guest
Jesse Jackson
Fern Britton
Jonathan Mayo

This clip is from

Fern Britton Meets... Series 2, Jesse Jackson

3/4 Fern Britton travels to America to meet the Reverend Jesse Jackson.

First broadcast: 12 Dec 2010

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