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Supreme Court / Affirmative Action / Polygraph Tests #373238

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 03, 1997
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(Chicago: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Jerry Bowen) The Supreme Court decision upholding California's ban on affirmative action, which bans gender or race in state hiring and school admissions, examined. [Proposition 209 author Glynn CUSTRED, ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) Mark ROSENBAUM, retiring Houston Mayor Bob LANIER - offer differing opinions on the court's ruling.] The upcoming vote on affirmative action in Houston outlined; anti-Prop A radio commercial played.

(Chicago: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jim Stewart) Arguments concerning the reliability of polygraph tests before the Supreme Court featured; opinion of Justice Stephen Breyer quoted. [Attorney Charles DANIELS, Brandeis University Leonard SAXE - talk about the lie detector tests.] (Artist: Dana Verkouteren)

Bowen, Jerry;
Rather, Dan;
Stewart, Jim

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