Johns Hopkins Gazette: October 24, 1994

Jesse Jackson Added to Lecture Schedule for the Milton S.
Eisenhower Symposium

Free tickets to the Nov. 17 Jesse Jackson lecture will be issued
Wednesday, Oct. 26, on a first-come, first-served basis from noon
to 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Union Desk in Levering Hall
on the Homewood campus. For information on obtaining tickets
after that date, call 516-7683.
    The Jackson lecture will take place at 8 p.m. in Shriver
Hall. Admission is open to the public, but there are space
    Civil rights leader Jackson will speak about children's
issues as part of the Milton S. Eisenhower Symposium, the
28-year-old, student-organized lecture series. The series is
titled "Without a Voice: Dilemmas of Growing Up in America," and
focuses on children's issues. The symposium began Oct. 4, and
continues through Dec. 1.
    Jackson ran highly public campaigns for the U.S. presidency
in 1984 and 1988, and currently serves as a shadow senator
representing the District of Columbia. In 1986 he founded the
National Rainbow Coalition, a social justice organization.
    He was a central figure in the movement against South
African apartheid and the liberation of Namibia and Angola.

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