TITLE

In Chicago, Jesse on the Spot

AUTHOR(S)
Thigpen, David E.
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
Time International (South Pacific Edition);3/3/2003, Issue 8, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how a nightclub disaster in Chicago, Illinois, is turning into a political controversy. Deaths of 21 young African-Americans in a stampede in the club E2; Revelation that the city had ordered the club closed for safety violations; Ties of politician Jesse Jackson to the club owner's family; How Jackson's temperate response to the disaster left bad feelings among some segments of the African-American community.
ACCESSION #
9195908

 

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