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Supreme Court / Civil Rights Cases / Affirmative Action #363589

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 12, 1995
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Supreme Court: Jim Stewart) Landmark Supreme Court ruling in an affirmative action case featured; details given the case in which highway guardrail construction was granted to an Hispanic-owned company over a lower bidder. [Adarand Constructors, Incorporated, Randy PECH - comments on the case.] [Washington Legal Foundation David PRICE, civil rights activist Ralph NEAS - talk about the ruling.] Supreme Court decision to restudy of the court-ordered school desegregation plan in Kansas City, Missouri, examined; classroom scenes shown. [Kansas City schools attorney Arthur BENSON - says this is a setback.]

(New York: Anthony Mason) The controversy over affirmative action programs in California schools featured. [Board of Regents, University of California Ward CONNERLY - says it is time to take the training wheels off.] A CBS News/"New York Times" poll's results given. ["Newsweek" Joe KLEIN, President CLINTON, Representative Charles RANGEL, Hoover Institution Shelby STEELE - give differing opinions on affirmative action.]

Mason, Anthony;
Rather, Dan;
Stewart, Jim

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