Counting by Race: Equality from the Founding Tathers to Bakke and Weber

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Preface: The purposes of this book are two: first, to inquire into the history of the idea of equality of all men in America: and second, to present an argument on a question of public policy, specifically on the issue of equality present in the case of Regents of the University of California v Allan Bakke.

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Terry Eastland is Publisher, President, and CEO of The American Spectator & The American Spectator Online, a contributor to "The Rule of Law" column in the Wall Street Journal and author of Ending Affirmative Action: The Case for Colorblind Justice (Basic Books, 1996).

William John Bennett (born July 3, 1943) is an American politician and political theorist. He served as United States Secretary of Education from 1985 to 1988. He also held the post of Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (or "Drug Czar") under George H. W. Bush. Bennett was born in Brooklyn but later moved to Washington, D.C., where he attended Gonzaga College High School. He graduated from Williams College and went on to get a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin in Political Philosophy. He also has a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

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