MIDDLE EAST: Further Travels with Jesse

For Jackson, Chicago was never like this

It used to be Henry Kissinger who stole headlines jetting from one Middle East capital to another in a search for peace known as shuttle diplomacy. Last week, however, it seemed that the Rev. Jesse Jackson had set out to prove the shuttle is a vehicle that more than one can ride.

The week before, the civil rights leader toured Israel, Jordan and Lebanon, where he had met with Palestine Liberation Organization Chairman Yasser Arafat. That was phase one of his self-appointed mission to promote U.S....

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