NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 24, 1968
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(Studio) Vice Presidential candidate, Spiro Agnew, takes day off from campaigning. On Maui, Hawaii, Agnew explains his use of word "Jap" in describing reporter for "Baltimore Sunday"
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
(Maui, Hawaii) [AGNEW - doesn't think reporter friend took his remarks to be downgrading. Refers to his recently using word "Polack" to describe those of Polish descent. Polish friends didn't tell him it was derogatory term. Apologizes to those of Japanese or Polish descent who read insult into words. Those of immigrant parents know how important it is for United States not to lose sense of humor.]
REPORTER: No reporter given
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