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Arthur Fletcher

Age: 80

civil rights activist known as the “father of affirmative action” who was an adviser to presidents Nixon, Ford, and Reagan and who led the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights during the George H. W. Bush administration.

Died: Washington, D.C., July 12, 2005

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