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Franklin Criticized

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DURHAM — The head of the president's commission on raceis under fire for not listening to all viewpoints during the group'sdiscussions on race.

Critics say North Carolina historian John Hope Franklin has taken aclose-minded approach to the commission's work. They say Franklin isunwilling to hear opponents of affirmative action speak.

Franklin says he is trying to help bring the nation together on race,not further divide it.

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