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Civil Rights Commission Set for New Leadership

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Civil Rights Commission Set for New Leadership

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Civil Rights Commission Set for New Leadership

Civil Rights Commission Set for New Leadership

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Earlier this month, President Bush appointed Kansas City, Mo. attorney Gerald Reynolds to take over as chairperson of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. The advisory panel had been led for more than half its 47-year existence by Mary Frances Berry, an activist who became a polarizing figure. NPR's Don Gonyea reports.

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