Original Airdate: 3/29/1991
Item Type: newstape - edited story master
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Description : Abstract
Carmen Fields reports that Richard Taylor (Secretary of Transportation and Construction) will preside over the Central Artery/Third Harbor Tunnel Construction Project in Boston. Fields notes that Taylor is one of the few African American Republicans in Massachusetts. Fields interviews Taylor. Taylor talks about his reasons for being a Republican and his career in business. Taylor talks about his commitment to affirmative action and his plans to encourage participation by women and minorities in the Central Artery/Third Harbor Tunnel Project. Taylor says that he has always pushed for fair and equitable opportunities for minority businesses. Fields notes that Taylor says that his appointment signals a commitment to affirmative action on the part of William Weld (Governor of Massachusetts). Fields' report is accompanied by footage of Graylan Ellis-Hagler and unemployed construction workers at a press conference at a construction site in Roxbury.
Contributor : Reporter
Subject : Keywords
Affirmative action programs
African Americans - Employment
Central Artery/Tunnel Project
Subject : Personal Names
Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Republican National Party
Type : Genre
News - Television
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