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Supreme Court / Civil Rights #327429

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 15, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Rita Braver) Supreme Court reported not overturning landmark Runyon versus McCrary law, which gives minorities right to sue for damages based upon discrimination in private contracts, but limiting its use; details given of North Carolina case upon which latest ruling is based. [Washington Legal Fndn. spokesperson Alan SLOBODIN - comments.] Justice William Brennan's dissenting opinion quoted on screen. [Ldrship. Conf. on Civil Rights spokesperson Ralph NEAS - says Supreme Court narrowed interpretation of law too much.] [Senator Edward KENNEDY - comments on this and other recent civil rights rulings.] (Artist: Don Juhlin)

Reporter(s):
Braver, Rita;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:00

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