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Supreme Court / Affirmative Action #102563

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 19, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Tim O'Brien) Reaction of opponents and supporters of affirmative action to Supreme Court ruling in Michigan case examined; scenes shown. [Wendy WYGANT - notes amount of income she lost.] Background to Michigan school system's affirmative action plan reviewed. [Cheryl ZASKI, uniden. TEACHER - react to court's decision.] Opinions of Justice Byron White and others outlined on screen. [NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) legal defense fund Barry GOLDSTEIN - praises ruling.] Attorney General Edwin Meese quoted on screen; administration's original goal for case explained. (Artist: Freda Reiter)

Jennings, Peter;
O'Brien, Tim

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