A Letter From The Publisher: Aug. 22, 1983

This week's cover story on the drive to enhance and focus black political power in the 1984 campaign is the product of reports from TIME correspondents across the country. The most demanding and rewarding assignment fell to Correspondent Jack White: covering the point man and catalyst of much of this political activity, the Rev. Jesse Jackson. It was, White says, "exhilarating, but also exhausting, getting close to Jesse Jackson. He is a man perpetually in motion." White began last month in Atlanta at the annual convention of Operation PUSH (People United to Serve...

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