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Harvard Law students occupy the dean's office to protest a lack of minority faculty
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[Students occupy Dean's office at Harvard Law School]
Original Airdate: 5/10/1988

Length: 00:02:27
Item Type: newstape - edited story master

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Description : Abstract
Marcus Jones reports that fifty students at Harvard Law School have occupied the dean's office to demand an increase in minority faculty at the school. Jones notes that the students have presented the school with a list of demands, including the promotion of Derrick Bell (Professor, Harvard Law School) to the position of dean of the school. Jones interviews Robert Wilkins (Harvard Black Law Students Association) about the lack of diversity among faculty members and about the students' demands. Jones reports that students at universities across the nation are protesting racism and a lack of diversity on college campuses. Jones' report includes footage of Harvard Law students in the Dean's office and footage from Frontline of a campus protest against racism.

Contributor : Reporter
Marcus Jones
Format : Tape 5770   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 102868 
VHS cassette 104278 
Betacam cassette 104797 
digital betacam cassette 104796 

Subject : Keywords
Affirmative action programs
Universities and colleges

Subject : Personal Names
Bell, Derrick
Jones, Marcus
Vorenberg, James
Wilkins, Robert

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Harvard University

Subject : Geographic Locations
Cambridge (Mass.)

Type : Genre
News - Television

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