Affirmative Action: Remedy or Discrimination?
Mr. Hentoff and Professor Edley debated the practice of affirmative action. After opening remarks they answered questions by a… read more
Mr. Hentoff and Professor Edley debated the practice of affirmative action. After opening remarks they answered questions by a panel and the audience. Among the issues they addressed were class based discrimination versus race based discrimination, the place of affirmative action in scholastic institutions, and the current state of race relations. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Albert Camarrillo Professor Stanford University
- Christopher Edley Jr. Professor Harvard University->Law School
- Nat Hentoff Senior Editor Village Voice
- Richard D. Kahlenberg Senior Fellow Center for National Policy
- Cynthia McFadden Correspondent ABC Television
- Ruth Simmons President Smith College
- Abigail Thernstrom Senior Fellow Manhattan Institute for Policy Research
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