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Could Harvard discrimination case change college admissions?

Clip: 11/02/2018 | 5m 34s Video has closed captioning.

The Harvard admissions trial in Boston concluded Friday and it could have implications for affirmative action nationwide. The case alleges that qualified Asian-American applicants were denied admission because Harvard used other, non-academic measures to keep their numbers down. William Brangham discusses the case with Kirk Carapezza from WGBH as part of our special look at “rethinking college.”

Aired: 11/02/18

Rating: NR

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