In the 1970s, anti-discrimination rights are put to the test. Boston whites violently resist federal school desegregation order. Atlanta's mayor Jackson proves affirmative action can work, but Bakke decision challenges that policy.

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Episode credited cast:
Julian Bond ...
Narrator
James Buckley ...
Himself - Republican Senator New York
Eugene 'Bull' Connor ...
Himself (archive footage)
...
Himself - U.S. President (archive footage)
W. Arthur Garrity Jr. ...
Himself - U.S. District Judge
Louise Day Hicks ...
Herself
Maynard Jackson ...
Himself - Atlanta Mayor
Robert Links ...
Himself - Attorney for Alan Bakke
Ethel Mae Matthews ...
Himself
Jean McGuire ...
Herself
Dillard Munford ...
Himself - CEO, Munford Inc.
Eleanor Holmes Norton ...
Herself - EEOC
John O'Bryant ...
Himself - Boston School Cmte.
Kevin White ...
Himself - Boston Mayor
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In the 1970s, anti-discrimination rights are put to the test. Boston whites violently resist federal school desegregation order. Atlanta's mayor Jackson proves affirmative action can work, but Bakke decision challenges that policy.

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26 February 1990 (USA)  »

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