Search the Archive

Supreme Court / Affirmative Action #725235

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 01, 2003
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Wyatt Andrews) Arguments in the Supreme Court in an affirmative action case which could affect college admissions featured; details given about the case involving charges by white students that they were denied admission to the University of Michigan because of their race; audiotape played of proceedings while courtroom sketches by William Hennessy are shown; voices of University attorneys John Payton† & Maureen Mahoney†, US Solicitor General Theodore Olson† and Justice Antonin Scalia† heard; scenes shown of marchers outside the Supreme Court. [Plaintiff Jennifer GRATZ†- says the University‚Äôs admissions process is not fair.]

Rather, Dan;
Andrews, Wyatt

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.