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Campus Racism #315403

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 22, 1987
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Columbia Univ. demonstration protesting school's alleged racism reported as illustrating growing number such incidents; details given, scenes shown.

(Ann Arbor, Michigan: Bob Faw) Implications of increase indications of racism on United States college campuses examined; scenes shown. [REPORTERS. - announce recent events.] [Dwayne WARREN - describes verbal abuse.] [Commission Against Discrimination spokesperson Frederick HURST - comments.] University of Michigan incidents reviewed. [Univ. radio CALLER - tells racist joke.] [Fred PITTS - describes beating by whites.] [Student body president Ken WEINE - notes racism's pervasiveness in cntry.] [STUDENTS - consider apathy the source of problem.] [Campus disc jockey Ted SEVRANSKY - explains airing racial jokes.] [HURST - cites generation's lack of sensitivity to civil rights.] [University of Massachusetts Chancellor Joseph DUFFEY - thinks Reagan administration's questioning of affirmative action has changed nation's climate.] [Prof. Walter ALLEN - cites need for scapegoat.] [STUDENT - comments.]

Reporter(s):
Faw, Bob;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:03:40

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