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NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 19, 2003
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Supreme Court: Joe Johns) The debate over a controversial point systems giving preferences for minorities seeking admission into the University of Michigan examined; details given about national security adviser Condoleezza Rice's position. [RICE - states a position on the law & diversity.] [Legal analyst Bruce FEIN†- says President Bush's argument is a thorough rejection of race preference.] "Newsweek" poll findings in the public's opposition to racial preferences for & Hispanics blacks cited. [Columbia University president Lee BOLLINGER†- says a rejection of Michigan's policies would impact on the presence of minorities & women.] Secretary of State Colin Powell's statement on disagreeing about affirmative action noted.

Seigenthaler, John;
Johns, Joe

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