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American Agenda (Education: Harassment On College Campuses) #125706

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 01, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Madison, WI: Joe Bergantino) Issue of how to protect college students from racial and sexual harassment while maintaining rights of free speech examined; campus scenes shown. [Three STUDENTS - talk about racism.] University of Wisconsin's controversial ban on racist or discriminatory comments outlined on screen. [University of Wisconsin/Madison Chancellor Donna SHALALA, ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) attorney Brady WILLIAMSON - offer differing opinions on what words are proper and improper.] [Student filing lawsuit against university, senior Stephanie BLOOMINGDALE - says speech should not be stifled.] [Rule supporter senior Steve YUN, law student Charles HOLLEY, senior Angelica GO - comment on rule.] University's efforts aimed at sensitizing students to problems of harassment and increasing number of minority students detailed. [YUN - says campus needs more students of color.]

Bergantino, Joe;
Jennings, Peter

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