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U. of Michigan Affirmative Action Plan Finds Support

The University of Michigan's affirmative action program draws support from unexpected groups in the face of a Supreme Court challenge supported in part by the Bush administration. Retired military officers and Fortune 500 companies urge justices to leave the race-based admissions policy alone. NPR's Debbie Elliott reports.

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