ATLANTA, Sept. 9,
2011, 11:30 p.m.
Rev. Jesse Jackson today said that Martin Luther King never said anything bad
about President John F. Kennedy around him.
referred to President Kennedy in adoring respectful terms," Jackson
told Redding News Review.
He said that King even "endorsed Kennedy over
"In every private conversation, that I have heard
him have, he always [spoke] of Kennedy in rather adoring and
respectful terms," Jackson said.
Jackson's comments come as Jacqueline Kennedy was
reported to have been so upset with something King said about her
husband that she did not wish to "see a picture of Martin Luther King
without thinking, you know, that man's terrible."