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Affirmative Action and Reaction

27 min
HF5549.5 .A34 A324 1996 DVD

This program examines the issue of affirmative action with Lani Guinier, professor of law at the University of Pennsylvania and President Clinton's controversial nominee for Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights. Among the many questions examined in the program are: How do blacks and whites differ in their understanding of affirmative action? Is affirmative action still necessary to remedy past discrimination? What changes, if any, should be made to affirmative action programs?

Host: Ben Wattenberg, interviewee: Lani Guinier.

Originally broadcast in 1995 as a segment of the television program: Think tank.

Distributed by Films for the Humanities & Sciences.

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