Jackson learning the art of the deal

Merrion, Paul
June 2001
Crain's Chicago Business;06/11/2001, Vol. 24 Issue 24, p1
Reports on the effort of Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. to improve the South Side 2nd District in Chicago, Illinois. Jobs that would be created by building an airport; Dealing with issues of national importance to African-Americans.


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