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Five minutes with: Jesse Jackson

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In an ongoing series for the BBC News website, celebrities and news-makers get grilled in exactly five minutes by Matthew Stadlen.

This week, Matt meets American civil rights leader the Reverend Jesse Jackson who talks about Obama, his "fight to make crooked ways straight", the Beatles - and how he nearly became a professional baseball player.

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