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Snyder / Racial Remarks #111865

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 16, 1988
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(Studio: Barry Serafin) Report introduced.

(DC: Jackie Judd) Firing of football sportscaster Jimmy "The Greek" Snyder by CBS Sports for controversial remarks he made about black athletes reported [On CBS Sports, Pat O'BRIEN - announces firing.] [SNYDER - discusses breeding of blacks by slave owners; explains blacks are better athletes because of breeding.] [National Urban League President John JACOB - says Snyder's remarks were racist and stupid.] [Presidential candidate Jesse JACKSON - discusses Snyder's errors.] [CBS Sports, Brent MUSBERGER - says network had no choice.] Stmt. offering apology from Snyder quoted.

Judd, Jackie;
Serafin, Barry

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