Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Honored In Chicago For Negotiating Release Of Three POWs In Yugoslavia

May 1999
Jet;05/31/99, Vol. 95 Issue 26, p32
Notes that the Reverend Jesse L. Jackson was honored in Chicago, Illinois for his role in negotiating the release of three American prisoners of war in Yugoslavia in 1999.


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