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A Closer Look (Speaking Out) #196822

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 05, 2001
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The debate over free speech and political correctness on college campuses introduced.

(Cambridge, Massachusetts: Dan Harris) The reaction to ads in campus newspapers placed by David Horowitz, who argues against reparations for slavery, examined; details given of demonstration at Duke University, University of Wisconsin and Brown University against newspapers accepting the controversial ads. [Center of Popular Culture HOROWITZ - talks about the success story for black Americans.] [Brown student Emily WEINSTEIN - opposes the Horowitz ads as a paid hate.] ["US News and World Report" conservative columnist John LEO - criticizes college campuses.] [University of Virginia Law School professor Robert O'NEIL - says the learning environment is enhanced by sensitivity.] [Foundation for Individual Rights in Education Harvey SILVERGLATE - calls for the cultivation of liberty on college campuses today.]

Harris, Dan;
Jennings, Peter

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