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Supreme Court / Affirmative Action #555342

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 25, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(DC: Carl Stern) Implications of Supreme Court's decision today in suit brought by Paul Johnson for Reagan administration's battle against affirmative action examined; background to case explained. [JOHNSON - recalls losing promotion to Diane Joyce.] [JOYCE - defs. her promotion.] Opinion of Justice William Brennan, Sandra Day O'Connor and dissent by Antonin Scalia outlined. [NOW pres. Eleanor SMEAL, Georgetown Univ. law center spokesperson Susan Deller ROSS - praise decision.] [JOHNSON, JOYCE - comment.] (Artist: Betty Wells)

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(NYC: Mike Jensen) Contd. economy and professor discrimination against women in the work place examined; scenes shown. [Anne Marie KELLY, Lori COSCIA, Mel ZGODNY, Cheryl MICHAELS, Allison WILEY, Glen MOODY - state their opinions.] Related statistics outlined on screen. [Women's Legal Defense Fund spokesperson Judith LICHTMAN - believes United States job force is sex segregated.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Jensen, Mike;
Stern, Carl

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