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Jesse Jackson makes an uneasy jump from politics to journalism

The guest list will not, in all probability, include any homosexual priests, women who fell in love with their rapists or people who have had mind- expanding encounters with UFOs. The show will air mostly in sober-minded Sunday time periods and deal with such unsensational topics as the plight of the poor and the future of the family farm. Yet TV's newest talk show could easily rival Oprah's or Geraldo's on the controversy front, largely because of its host. He's a newcomer to the TV gab circuit, if not to controversial gab on TV: Jesse Jackson.

The big question during the...