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Project 500 - A Prototype Affirmative Action Idea, 35 Years Later

Clarence Shelley (left) was hired by the University if Illinois to lead the 1968 project - the goal was to recruit at least 500 new students from under-represented minorities. Shelley, who's still with the UI, tells AM 580's Ali Kawa how far he thinks the school has come since then.