Civil Rights Nominee

— NPR's Nina Totenberg profiles Bill Lann Lee, President Clinton's nominee to become Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights, a position that's been vacant for nearly two years. Lee testifies today at a Senate confirmation hearing, where he faces questions about his views on affirmative action and busing. Lee is of Chinese descent. He currently directs the Western Regional Office of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund in California.

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