News broadcasts on Governor Spiro T. Agnew's racial slurs during his campaign in Hawaii, November 1968

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Multiple news broadcasts covering Governor Spiro T. Agnew's use of racial slurs in his remarks, November 1968. Governor Spiro T. Agnew claimed that he was unaware of such semantics and was working to improve his understanding. These reports were given by numerous reporters including CBS' Bruce Morton and Washington correspondent James J. Kilpatrick. In addition, Governor Spiro T. Agnew gives an apologetic speech for any offense listeners may have taken upon hearing the racial slurs.
Agnew, Spiro T., 1918-1996
Government, Law, Politics; Governors -- Maryland -- History -- Sources
North America; United States
Politics and Civic Life
Special Collections and University Archives
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00:06:38 hh:mm:ss; 1/4" open reel tape
Spiro T. Agnew papers
Accession 74-10, Series 5, Subseries 1, Box 3
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Fedora 2 PID: umd:729094; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/42264; Filename: histmss-064553

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