CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 01, 1977
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(Studio) Details of Bakke reverse discrimination case and affirmative action issue, now before Supreme Court, as well as other cases concerning affirmative action noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Los Angeles, California) Govt. requirements with regard to minority contractors' inclusion in projects using federal funds and case brought to court on matter by white- dominated construction groups noted. Arguments of plaintiffs and Justice Department, and decision by Judge Andrew Hauk detailed. [Los Angeles Urban League spokesperson John MACK - reacts to decision.] [Contractors association spokesperson Mike ROYAL - cites association's position.] Possible effects of decisIon, which is being appealed, and judge's remarks on race quotas and Congress stated.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater Artist: Bill Robles
(Studio) Results of "CBS-New York Times" telephone poll on affirmative action, and details with regard to poll accuracy, described.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(NYC) Report on poll results; these shown. Issues in poll include affirmative action, mandatory retirement, Canal treaty and its effect on Senator elections and approval of President Carter.
REPORTER: Morton Dean
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