Race and College Admissions

In a formal debate on the role of Affirmative Action programs in college admissions, participants discussed to value of providing some… read more

In a formal debate on the role of Affirmative Action programs in college admissions, participants discussed to value of providing some degree of preference in admitting racial minorities. Among the issues they addressed were the legitimacy of weighing race and ethnicity in accepting applications, the role of government in determining admissions policy, and the social impacts of admissions policies favoring underrepresented races. Following their remarks audience members questioned debaters and voted against using preferential standards. close

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Race and College Admissions

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Program ID:
163882-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Debate
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Apr 27, 2001
Last Aired:
Jul 15, 2001

Airing Details

  • Apr 27, 2001 | 1:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 27, 2001 | 5:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 27, 2001 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 14, 2001 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 14, 2001 | 11:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 15, 2001 | 12:12am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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