TITLE

Still No Takers?

AUTHOR(S)
Howard, Lucy; Begun, Bret; Meadows, Susannah
PUB. DATE
February 2001
SOURCE
Newsweek;2/26/2001, Vol. 137 Issue 9, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the difficulty of United States president George W. Bush to appoint someone to the top civil rights position. Effect of the confirmation hearings for U.S. attorney general John Ashcroft on the willingness of potential nominees to accept the appointment.
ACCESSION #
4105461

 

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