Keep Hope Alive!: Super Tuesday and Jesse Jackson's 1988 Campaign for the Presidency

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Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies Press, 1992 - History - 170 pages
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Penn Kimball traces Jesse Jackson's campaign across the country as he struggled to prove that an African-American candidate could successfully compete for national political office. Kimball chronicles Jackson's experience in each stop along the campaign trail, offering insightful commentary relevant not only to Jackson but also to African-American politics in general; for there lie the essential lessons in exploring the dynamics surrounding Jackson and Super Tuesday. This book represents an invaluable contribution to the understanding of African-American politics in the United States today.

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Contents

Introduction
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Breakthrough at the Polls?
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The Law of Unintended Consequences
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Copyright

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