Rev. Jesse Jackson: Update on ailing Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.

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(Video by Dave McKinney)

CHARLOTTE, N.C.–At the Democratic National Convention here, the Rev. Jesse Jackson gives Chicago Sun-Times Springfield Bureau Chief Dave McKinney an update on his son, Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who is being treated at Mayo Clinic for a bi-polar disorder and depression.

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