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  • emThe Tyranny of the Majorityem
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    The Tyranny of the Majority

    Professor Guinier spoke about her new book The Tyranny of the Majority in which she outlines her views on race relations in the U.S. She was nominated to the post of Civil Rights attorney for the…

    320 views
  • Assistant Attorney General Nomination
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    Assistant Attorney General Nomination

    Ms. Guinier spoke to reporters on the morning after President Clinton announcing he had withdrawn her name from nomination for the position of Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights in…

    82 views
  • The Twentieth Century
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    The Twentieth Century

    The panelists discussed the events of the century and how America has evolved over the course of time. They discussed various issues of local and national concern, the economy, and changing…

    197 views
  • Civil Rights Legacy
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    Civil Rights Legacy

    As part of the Festival of Books, a panel of authors discussed the past, present and future of civil rights in the U.S. The festival was sponsored by the Los Angeles Times and is an annual event.…

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  • Government and Public Behavior
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    Government and Public Behavior

    Former Senator Bradley talked about the government’s role in influencing public behavior and the role of money in influencing politicians and lawmakers. He also outlined the differences…

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  • Campaign Promises and Policy Reforms
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    Campaign Promises and Policy Reforms

    Ms. Attkisson talked specifically about campaign promises of welfare reform and the positive results so far of last year’s welfare reform legislation. The panel discussed the impact of…

    79 views
  • Race and the Law
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    Race and the Law

    Professor Ogletree moderated this panel discussion on race and the law among judges, law professors and attorneys. They examined a wide range of issues, including the racial injustice…

    84 views
  • Affirmative Action
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    Affirmative Action

    Professor Guinier, whom President Clinton nominated and later withdrew as Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights, spoke about the need for reframing the debate over affirmative action…

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  • Legal System on Trial
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    Legal System on Trial

    After the participants talked about a variety of legal issues, they discussed written questions from the audience.

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  • Legal System on Trial
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    Legal System on Trial

    Participants discussed the status of the U.S. legal system including such issues as litigation excesses and Americans' access to the legal system.

    26 views
  • Cathy Hughes Radio Talk Show
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    Cathy Hughes Radio Talk Show

    Cathy Hughes had a variety of guests including, Benjamin Chavis and Lani Guinier, and talked to listeners from the Washington, DC area and around the nation. Benjamin Chavis, Jr will soon…

    163 views
  • Race Politics and Participatory Democracy
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    Race, Politics and Participatory Democracy

    Following prepared remarks about why we need a national conversation about race, Ms. Guinier answered questions from the audience.

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  • Media and Administration Nominees
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    Media and Administration Nominees

    Ms. Guiner discussed her experience following her nomination to become Assistant Attorney General in charge of Civil Rights. She described the news conference following her Rose Garden ceremony that fostered the…

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  • Civil Rights and Gender Issues
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    Civil Rights and Gender Issues

    Ms. Guinier, Senator Wellstone and Mr. Bell spoke to an audience attending the chair luncheon during the meeting of the National Political Congress of Black Women. The speakers discussed…

    55 views
  • US Civil Rights Issues
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    U.S. Civil Rights Issues

    Ms. Guinier spoke about her nomination by President Clinton to head the civil rights division of the Justice Department and his subsequent withdrawal of her nomination. She also addressed…

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  • Voting Rights  Jury Discrimination
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    Voting Rights & Jury Discrimination

    The afternoon session of the National Symposium on Civil Rights and the Law. Panelists discussed voting rights and other topics. During the break, John Doar answered questions from viewers.…

    44 views
  • Justice Department Address
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    Justice Department Address

    After an introduction by Attorney General Reno, President Clinton spoke to the members of the Justice Department about his memories as Attorney General of Arkansas. He spoke about the need…

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  • Civil Rights Issues
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    Civil Rights Issues

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