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Civil Rights Bill #114538

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 22, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Passing of civil rights legislature despite President Reagan's veto reported; details given of bill in which whole institution loses fed. funding if it discriminates on any level.

(DC: Brit Hume) campaign., led by Moral Majority, to sustain Reagan's veto of bill reported; details given, scenes shown. [REAGAN - calls bill a power grab by Washington, DC designed to take away state control.] [Senators Lowell WEICKER, George MITCHELL - defend legislature] Bill reported to reverse Supreme Court in Grove City College case which limited federal powers to cut off funding to institution practicing discrimination. Senator and House roll call to override veto outlined on screen. [Vice President George BUSH - says won't find differences with pres.] Potential criticism of Bush's support of Reagan noted.

Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter

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