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"The Life and Pilgrimage of Jesse Jackson."

Author and journalist, Marshall Frady. His new book is "Jesse: The Life and Pilgrimage of Jesse Jackson (Random House). The book tells the story of Jackson's ambitious life, from his illegitimate birth in poverty stricken South Carolina through his years working with Martin Luther King and his unprecedented runs for the presidency. Frady writes about political figures and social and racial tensions in the United States for the New Yorker. His first two biographies were about George Wallace and Billy Graham.

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Other segments from the episode on June 25, 1996

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 25, 1996: Interview with Bernardo Bertolucci; Review of Rick Holmstrom's and Ronnie Dawson's albums "Lookout" and "Just Rockin' & Rollin'"; Interview with Marshall…

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