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Civil Rights Commissioner Discusses His Resignation

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Civil Rights Commissioner Discusses His Resignation

Civil Rights Commissioner Discusses His Resignation

Civil Rights Commissioner Discusses His Resignation

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Russell Redenbaugh resigned this week from the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. Appointed by the first President Bush in 1991, Redenbaugh was the longest-serving commissioner. He tells Scott Simon he left in protest over mismanagement and excessive partisanship within the commission.