ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 03, 1978
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(Studio) Supreme Court ruling with regard to legality of affirmative action programs, in light of Bakke decision, reported Race as factor in hiring and promotion practices in business said okayed.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
(DC) Case involving American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T) cited. Film shown. Union challenge of American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T) affirmative action plan as violating seniority rts. clause of contracts noted. Court's throwing out the chgs. reported, interpreted as upholding Justice Lewis Powell's ruling with regard to affirmative action programs as part of Bakke decision. Ruling cited on screen. Court ruling on University of North Carolina case, involving student government regulations, reported Appeals court ruling against program calling for appointment of blacks in student senate if
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