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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 07, 1990
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Washington: Rita Braver) Introduction of 1990 Civil Rights Act examined; bill detailed; scenes shown. [Coretta Scott KING, Senators Edward KENNEDY, James JEFFORDS - comment on bill.] [Computer scientist Allan GERSMAN - says he was fired because he is Jewish.] Alabama job discrimination case outlined. [Plaintiff's attorney J. Richet PEARSON - says black employee was told that he could not eat with white co-workers.] [Last week, President BUSH - condemns racism.] Attorney General Richard Thornburgh quoted regarding bill.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer; Washington: Rita Braver) New bill noted placing more of a burden upon employers.

Braver, Rita;
Schieffer, Bob

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