National Press Club

Whither Civil Rights?

March 13, 1991

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Run time: 61 minutes

The two speakers debated the status of civil rights in America. They particularly focused on the civil rights bill of 1990 vetoed by President Bush, and the proposed civil rights legislation for 1991. Work place discrimination of protected groups and relief for victims of discrimination were debated. Supreme Court rulings and the Bush administration's proposals for action on civil rights were discussed.