Hundreds pay tribute at funeral for Jet executive editor Robert E. Johnson

January 1996
Jet;1/22/96, Vol. 89 Issue 10, p12
Reports on the tribute given to `Jet' magazine associate publisher and executive editor Robert E. Johnson, during his funeral at the Rockefeller Chapel in Chicago, Illinois. Operation Push President Jesse Jackson's eulogy on Johnson; Remarks from the Johnson family; Thoughts from publisher John H. Johnson on Robert Johnson.


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