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Vilsack Fires Then Apologizes to USDA Employee

posted on July 23, 2010

Critics have blasted both the legislative and executive branches of government for moving too slowly in court cases involving discrimination. However this week, the Obama Administration's point man on agriculture had to apologize for acting too quickly in an effort to fight racism. Producer Chris Gourley filed this report.

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