ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 17, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Washington: John Martin) Controversy over use by Secretary of Veterans Affairs Ed Derwinski of term "wetbacks," which Hispanics consider a racial slur, examined. [National Council of La Raza president Raul YZAGUIRRE - calls it insensitive.] [DERWINSKI - calls his comment dumb.] Derwinski penchant for nicknaming his female staffers discussed; scenes shown from his office. [Program assistant Mary Jo MUNNELLY - comments.]
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