TITLE

Clinton names Asian American to top civil rights post

PUB. DATE
June 1997
SOURCE
Black Issues in Higher Education;6/26/1997, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on United States President Bill Clinton's appointment of Bill Lann Lee as assistant attorney general for civil rights. Background information on Lee.
ACCESSION #
9707280438

 

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