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Columbia University president faces antisemitism committee

When presidents of several top Ivy League schools testified about antisemitism on their campuses during a tough hearing this winter, the president of Columbia University was traveling. Wednesday, it was her turn to appear before a House Committee. She strongly denounced antisemitism and hate speech, but some members of the committee felt she had not done nearly enough. Laura Barrón-López reports.

Columbia University president faces antisemitism committee

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