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Civil Rights Commission #293658

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 06, 1984
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(Studio) Apparent emptiness of alleged compromise between President Reagan and Congress over newly formed United States Civil Rights Commission explained; cmsn's new chairperson Linda Chavez said pushing commission to conduct studies to prove conclusions already drawn by administration Chavez memo obtained by "New York Times" quoted with regard to adverse consequences of affirmative action programs for Americans of eastern and south European descent; Chavez said also recommending canceling studies which may disagree with prevailing White House view. Ex. given; implications for United States race relations considered.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:01:20

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