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Brian Weber Reverse Discrimination Case (1979)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Gramercy, St. James Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-04-06

Duration: 00:07:23

Subjects: United States. Supreme Court | United Steelworkers of America v. Weber | Weber, Brian F. | Reverse discrimination | Affirmative Action | Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corporation


  • George, Beth Host
  • Zewe, Charles Reporter
  • Rhone, Andrea Reporter
  • Weber, Brian Interviewee


This segment from the April 6, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on the Brian Weber reverse discrimination case being heard before the United States Supreme Court. The case challenges the affirmative action job training program at the Kaiser Aluminum Plant in Gramercy, Louisiana. Host: Beth George