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    Democratic Platform Preparation, Afternoon Session

    Democratic leaders proposed planks for the party platform and discussed the merits of these propositions. Issues included gun control, crime, and a variety of other matters.

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    Democratic Platform Preparation, Morning Session

    Democratic leaders proposed planks for the party platform and discussed the merits of these suggestions. Topics included education, the economy, and a variety of other matters.

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    Democratic Platform Hearing, Morning Session

    Participants and committee members spoke about various measures to be included in the Democratic Party platform. Among the issues addressed were gun control, the economy, health care and…

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    Democratic Platform Hearing, Afternoon Session

    Participants and committee members talked about various measures to be included in the Democratic Party platform. Among the issues discussed were the economy, health care, abortion rights,…

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    National Police Policies and Civil Rights

    Commission members and criminal justice experts talked about civil rights dimensions of alleged police misconduct and recent investigations into relations between the police and the…

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    Affirmative Action: Remedy or Discrimination?

    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…

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    Diversity and Higher Education

    Participants released the findings of a report studying the influences of diversity on a higher education. The report found that affirmative action enriches students lives and aids in the…

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    Race, Color, Class and Culture

    Participants discussed American attitudes about race, ethnicity and minority status, saying that these issues were often seen as dividing factors in American culture rather than one of the…

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    Asbestos Compensation Part 2

    Committee members heard testimony on a proposal to move injury claims from the courts to a government agency charged with resolving them. 311 Edley, Middleton, Heyman panel (1:14) 427…

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    Asbestos Compensation Part 1

    Representatives heard testimony on a proposal to move injury claims from the courts to a government agency charged with resolving them.

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    Daybook Interview

    Mr. Edley discussed news stories and commented on Vice President Gore’s presidential campaign for which he was an issue advisor. He talked about civil rights issues and his efforts to help…

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    Minorities in Higher Education

    National Urban League sponsored a panel discussion on minorities and higher education. The participants including National Urban League President Hugh Price discussed affirmative action,…

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    Affirmative Action Future

    Journalists, researchers and public policy specialists talked about affirmative action as an election year issue and about the media’s treatment of the issue.

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    Affirmative Action

    The National Press Foundation hosted a discussion on the role of affirmative action programs. Participants talked about the recent Supreme Court decision in a Colorado case involving…

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    Thomas Confirmation Hearing Day 6, Part 1

    At this Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, a panel of law professors from Harvard, Yale and Stanford, testified against the nomination of Judge Thomas to the Supreme Court.

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    U.S. Policy and South Africa

    The House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa and International Policy met to discuss the termination of economic sanctions against South Africa. President Bush announced several weeks ago…

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    Award Dinner

    The Congressional Black Caucus commemorated twenty years of African-American congressional representation at their annual awards dinner.

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    Issues of the Executive Presidency

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