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Snyder / Racial Remarks #318056

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jan 16, 1988
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(DC: Robert Schakne) Firing of football sportscaster Jimmy "The Greek" Snyder by CBS Sports for controversial remarks he made about black athletes reported [CBS Sports, Irv CROSS - expresses shock.] [CBS Sports, Brent MUSBERGER - says Snyder fired himself.] [On WRC-TV, SNYDER - discusses breeding of blacks by slave owners.] Public response to Snyder's comments noted. [University of California at Berkeley professor Harry EDWARDS - discusses issue behind Snyder's stmts.] [University of Rochester historian Eugene GENOVESE - says no historical truth to breeding story.] Stmt. offering apology from Snyder quoted.

Schakne, Robert;
Schieffer, Bob

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