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California / Proposition 209 / Affirmative Action / University of Texas #175146

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 28, 1997
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Brian Rooney) The shift in California away from affirmative action featured; details given of Proposition 209, which outlaws preferential treatment based on race, sex, color and ethnicity and the process needed to replace existing state affirmative action laws. [American Civil Rights Coalition Wade CONNERLY, contractor Martha DIAZ-ASKENAZY, Los Angeles County affirmative action John HILL - talk about the change.]

(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) The ending of affirmative action in the University of California system noted.

(Dallas: Dean Reynolds) The changes at the University of Texas after the end of affirmative action examined; statistics cited. [Vice provost Patricia OHLENDORF, freshman Blake DAVIS, minority students center Donald PARISH - comment on the changes.]

Reynolds, Dean;
Rooney, Brian;
Sawyer, Forrest

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