CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 01, 2003
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(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’s admissions process is not fair.]
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