[Chicago, IL USA to Washington DC, USA 02-JAN-2016]
I had another random celebrity (and historical figure) encounter! Jessie Jackson was sitting next to me on a flight from ORD (Chicago O’Hare) to DCA (Reagan National Airport). I have bumped into random people here and there and but to spend two hours next to a historical personality is amazing!
No, we didn’t talk about politics. He made one comment on current affairs and we just talked about random things. I mostly didn’t say anything unless he spoke to me. I am sure he gets inundated from people all the time and I didn’t want to intrude. I mean, for example, while we were just sitting there, an ex-Attorney General from Alabama (no, I don’t recall his name) came up and chatted away to Jessie Jackson. He apologized to me for barging in, but I said – please, this is amazingly interesting, please do continue. It was just cool.