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Supreme Court / Job Discrimination #568961

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 12, 1989
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(DC: Carl Stern) Supreme Court reported ruling that empls. can challenge existing affirmative action policies in the workplace; details given of case originating in Birmingham, Alabama; scenes shown. [Plaintiff firefighter Robert WILKS - comments.] Justice Anthony Kennedy's decision in case, last wk.'s ruling with regard to Alaska cannery and Virginia affirmative action case earlier this year discussed. [Former Reagan administration aide William Bradford REYNOLDS, NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) legal defense fund spokesperson Barry GOLDSTEIN, Birmingham mayor Richard ARLINGTON - comment on decision.] Impt. of ruling noted. (Artist: Arthur Lien)

Reporter(s):
Utley, Garrick;
Stern, Carl
Duration:
00:02:20

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