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King Holiday / Affirmative Action #719971

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 20, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Commemorations of the holiday for Dr. Martin Luther King noted; scenes shown from the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta

(New York: Jim Axelrod) President Bush’s tribute to King’s ideals even as controversy builds over his position on affirmative action featured; details given about the pending Supreme Court case against the admissions policies at the University of Michigan; scenes shown of Bush at a black church near Washington, DC, and of marchers. [From “Meet the Press,” National Security Advisor Condoleezza RICE, from “Face the Nation,” Secretary of State Colin POWELL – offer their views.] [American Council on Education Sheldon STEINBACH†- says we feel there is constitutional latitude to consider race to achieve diversity.] [American Civil Rights Institute Ward CONNERLY†- criticizes the administration.]

Rather, Dan;
Axelrod, Jim

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