Tom Brokaw Reports

Tom Brokaw Reports

Affirmative Action Hour

Downloadable Video - 2008
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Can institutional policies-or racial quotas, as some affirmative action opponents call them-remedy the historical mistreatment of African Americans without impinging on the prospects of white citizens? In anticipation of the U.S. Supreme Court's Gratz v. Bollinger and Grutter v. Bollinger decisions, this NBC News program explored the legal, racial, and socioeconomic issues behind those historic affirmative action cases. Tom Brokaw's report guides viewers through the 2003 public debate over the University of Michigan's undergraduate and law school admissions policies, with the constitutional implications and the effect both cases had on American race relations forming the central focus of the program
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2008], c2003
Branch Call Number: eVideo
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (45 min.) : sd., col., digital file
Alternative Title: Affirmative action hour

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