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Civil Rights Bill / Job Discrimination / Quotas #339046

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 05, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Bob Schieffer) Congressional debate over a civil rights bill on job discrimination featured; scenes shown from House. [Representatives Steven GUNDERSON, Jack BROOKS, Thomas FOLEY - comment on the bill.] Possibility of a compromise bill because the Democrats cannot override President Bush's promised veto noted. [Representative Henry HYDE, Senator Edward KENNEDY - talk about compromise proposal from Senator John Danforth.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Rita Braver) Issue of employment quotas examined; quotas for sheet metal workers recalled. [Local 28 apprentice school's Murray LIEBOWITZ - comments.] [HYDE, REPRESENTATIVE, BUSH, Representative Don EDWARDS, assistant Attorney General for civil rights John DUNNE, Georgetown University law professor Peter EDELMAN - talk about the politics of "quotas."] The Democrats' bill and "hiring by the numbers" explained.

Braver, Rita;
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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