Monday, July 22, 1996

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  • Affirmative Action Debate

    Affirmative Action promises to be a major issue in the 1996 Presidential and Congressional elections. Today, on Democracy Now, we bring you a group of some of this country’s leading thinkers, writers and activists on this controversial issue.

  • Affirmative Action Debate

    TERRY EASTLANDAUTHOR oF ENDING AFFIRMATIVE ACTION: THE CASE FOR COLORBLIND JUSTICE, EDITOR OF FORBES MEDIACRITIC BARBARA BERGMAN, ECONOMICS PROFESSOR AT AMERICAN UNIVERSITY, FORMER STAFF MEMBER OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY’S COUNCIL ON ECONOMIC ADVISORS, AND FORMER PRES OF AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERISTY PROFESSORS AUTHOR OF, IN DEFENSE OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION. GEORGE CURRYEDITOR OF EMERGE MAGAZINE, AND EDITOR OF NEW BOOK THE AFFIRMATIVE ACTION DEBATE RICHARD KAHLENBERGTHE REMEDY: CLASS, RACE AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION HE’S BEEN A VISITING LAW PROFESSOR AT GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY AND LEGISLATIVE AID TO VIRGINIA SENATOR CHARLES ROBB