CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 24, 1968
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(Studio) Vice Presidential candidate, Spiro Agnew, tells Hawaii audience he meant no offense when he referred to his friend, "Baltimore Sun" reporter, as the "fat Jap".
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Maui, Hawaii) Agnew makes reply at luncheon to news reporters of comment. [AGNEW - says sick of sloganeering and law and order referred to as something else than it is. Sick of his thoughts put in another context. Apologizes to any who see insult in what he said to reporter Those born of immigrant parents understand how impt it is we don't lose sense of humor. Those who misread his words, misread his heart.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton
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