In light of the recent Supreme Court decision, a perhaps surprising take on affirmative action from Georgetown law professor Sheryll Cashin. With the V.A. under attack, Aneesh Chopra, the government’s first chief technology officer, tells how the administration actually cleared up a backlog of claims and used information technology to empower veterans. And Bill Press interviews one-time death row inmate Kirk Bloodsworth.
- May 11, 2014 College admissions should be about place, not race, says professor Sheryll Cashin. Government must work with business to create innovative ways of delivering services, says technology expert Aneesh Chopra. And Bill Press interviews an innocent man who was on death row.
- Sheryll Cashin It’s 50 years after the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and 60 years after Brown v. Board of Education, and Georgetown Law professor Sheryll Cashin says it’s time for college admissions to be about place, not race.
- Aneesh Chopra Innovator Aneesh Chopra, the government’s first chief technology officer, talks about how innovation can better deliver services to the public, and uses the V.A. as an example of how to do it.
- Kirk Bloodsworth Bill Press and his guest, Kirk Bloodsworth, the first death row inmate exonerated by DNA.
- Jim Hightower The GOP's minimum wage nuttiness.