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By Karin L. Stanford

ISBN-10: 079143446X

ISBN-13: 9780791434468

Past the bounds is the 1st book-length examine of Jesse Jackson's foreign actions and foreign-policy schedule. It locates Jackson's efforts in the context of citizen international relations as a rule and African-American involvement in foreign affairs quite. Jackson's expeditions to Syria, valuable the US, and Cuba, in the course of his 1984 presidential election bid, and his 1986 journey to Southern Africa are mentioned intimately. Drawing on interviews, 1984 Jackson crusade files, and press money owed, Karin L. Stanford exhibits that Jackson's foreign forays aren't distinctive or exceptional yet belong to a convention of citizen international relations as outdated because the Republic.

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The photographs exhibited in this publication were provided by D. D. Cheers, currently the Managing Editor of Ebony South Africa Magazine in Johannesburg, covered Jesse Jackson for eleven years. S. South Africa Delegation to observe the first South African non-racial elections. Special thanks is also given to others who provided essential information on Reverend Jackson's missions abroad, especially Frank Watkins of the National Rainbow Coalition, Political Science Professor Armando Gutierrez, Kenneth Bleakly of the State Department, former Rainbow Coalition Deputy Press Secretary Eric Easter, former Washington Office on Africa Director Damu Smith, journalists George Curry of Emerge Magazine and Sylvester Monroe of Newsweek.

Walters, my dissertation chair, academic adviser, and mentor. Professor Walters' advice, analyses, and critique were key to the development of this project and also furthered my growth as a progressive-thinking scholar. Special appreciation is also given to Lorenzo Morris whose astute insight and writing advice greatly improved this work. I also owe intellectual debts to John Cotman, Babalola Cole, and Gary Weaver for their wise counsel. I alone take full responsibility for the book's contents and interpretations.

S. merchant ships were being stopped and searched on the high seas by British and French warships. S. seamen. 6 In response to those events, Logan wrote and traveled to Washington to appeal to the president and other officials to settle the dispute peacefully. When those efforts failed, Logan announced that he would go to England to deliver any messages the president might have for his minister there. President James Madison accepted Logan's offer and directed his minister to resume negotiations.

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