Rev Jesse Jackson
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Rev Jesse Jackson on Obama presidency and Luther King

The Rev Jesse Jackson said Rev Martin Luther King would "decry" the amount of violence and impoverished people in the USA and "too many expensive and unnecessary wars".

On a visit to London, the civil rights campaigner and Obama supporter, told Andrew Marr about the president's chances of winning a second term and spoke of his foreign policy.

He said of the Obama years: "We are better off today than we were four years ago."

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  • 15 Jul 2012