Civil Rights Legislation

Rep. Conyers, chairman of the Government Operations committee and member of the Congressional Black Caucus, described the president’s signing of a civil rights bill while a… read more

Rep. Conyers, chairman of the Government Operations committee and member of the Congressional Black Caucus, described the president’s signing of a civil rights bill while a draft proposal ending racial quotas for federal hiring practices circulated in the White House as “hypocritical.” He said it indicated President Bush’s tactics in the 1992 election would continue the “Willie Horton” style of racial issues in campaigns. Following his criticism of the president’s position on civil rights, Rep. Conyers responded to questions from reporters on the civil rights legislation and the furor over the draft proposal. close

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Program ID:
22904-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 21, 1991 | 10:25pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Nov 22, 1991 | 7:14am EST | C-SPAN 1

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  • Nov 21, 1991 | 10:25pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 22, 1991 | 2:20am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 22, 1991 | 7:01am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 22, 1991 | 7:14am EST | C-SPAN 1
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