Jesse Jackson describes how his father inspired him

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.

Release date: 10 Dec 2010

2 minutes


Role Contributor
Interviewed GuestJesse Jackson
PresenterFern Britton
ProducerJonathan Mayo

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