[Students occupy Dean's office at Harvard Law School]
Original Airdate: 5/10/1988
Item Type: newstape - edited story master
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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.
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Affirmative action programs
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News - Television
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