Our Time Has Come: A Delegate's Diary of Jesse Jackson's 1984 Presidential Campaign. Lucius J. Barker.

Our Time Has Come: A Delegate's Diary of Jesse Jackson's 1984 Presidential Campaign

Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1988. Hardcover. xviii, 233, [3] p.: tables; 24 cm. Blue cloth with silver spine title. Illustrated dust jacket. Jesse Jackson was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988 (the second African American, after Shirley Chisholm, to run a national campaign for president). He won 18.2% of the total primary votes in 1984, winning primaries and caucuses in Louisiana, the District of Columbis, South Caroline, and Mississippi. "From his perspective as a fully accredited, elected Jackson delegate to the 1984 Democratic National Convention, Lucius Barker tells the story of his active participation in the drama -- recounting the excitement and challenges, successes and achievements, and the problems, disappointments, and frustrations: describing what he believed to be the campaign's deeper sense and meaning; and recording his views of its great historical significance." -- dust jacket. Book is in Near Fine Condition: upper page edges slightly soiled; otherwise, clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Near Fine Condition: slightly rubbed; clean and bright. Near Fine / near fine. Item #008005
ISBN: 025201426X

Price: $18.00