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Views on the Million Man March: A Problematic Demonstration.

Glenn Loury is an African-American conservative who is an outspoken critic of affirmative action programs. He has just written the book One by One From The Inside Out: Essays and Reviews on Race and Responsibility in America. Free Press 1995. In 1987, Loury was nominated to become Reagan's Deputy Secretary of Education. Loury withdrew his name citing "personal reasons." Later that year, Loury was arrested for possession of marijuana and cocaine. He now a Professor of Economics at Boston University.


Other segments from the episode on October 12, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 12, 1995: Interview with Terry Johnson; Interview with Mark Harrell; Interview with Glenn Loury; Interview with Geoffrey Canada.


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