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University of Texas / Racism #377655

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 16, 1997
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Austin: Bob McNamara) Controversy over racist remarks made by white University of Texas professors featured. [Addressing protesters, Jesse JACKSON - condemns the racist remarks.] [Last week, professor Lino GRAGLIA - says blacks and Mexican-Americans are not academically competitive with whites due to their culture.] [Two minority STUDENTS - criticize Graglia.] The federal court ruling outlawing affirmative action recruitment programs at all colleges in Texas noted. [Law professor Julius GETMAN, student body president Marlen WHITLEY - comment.]

McNamara, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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