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Carmen Fields interviews Richard Taylor about the Republican Party and affirmative action
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[Richard Taylor]
Original Airdate: 3/29/1991

Length: 00:05:12
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
Carmen Fields
Format : Tape 7950   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 106800 
VHS cassette 106920 
Betacam cassette 106919 
digital betacam cassette 106918 

Subject : Keywords
Affirmative action programs
African Americans - Employment
Central Artery/Tunnel Project
Construction industry
Employment policy

Subject : Personal Names
Fields, Carmen
Taylor, Richard
Weld, William

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Republican National Party

Type : Genre
News - Television

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