Reagan Mocked African Diplomats As ‘Monkeys’ In 1971 Conversation With Nixon

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Former President Ronald Reagan called an African delegation “monkeys” in a newly released tape from The National Archives.

During a discussion of a 1971 vote to admit the People’s Republic of China into the United Nations, Reagan, at the time the governor of California, commented on diplomats of the United Republic of Tanzania to then-President Richard Nixon.

“Last night, I tell you, to watch that thing on television as I did,” Reagan said.

“Yeah,” Nixon agreed.

“To see those, those monkeys from those African countries, they’re still uncomfortable wearing shoes!” Reagan said, prompting laughter from Nixon.

Read more at THE WASHINGTON TIMES.

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5 COMMENTS

    • Yes you’re right,
      But, the world in those days wasn’t so sickening politically correct, it’s so unfortunate that in nowa days we live in such an evil situation

  1. Only the fake news gives a hoot about this. But about Rev Sharpton’s disgusting past they give a pass. ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE.

  2. he co-starred with a monkey in “Bedtime for Bonzo” in 1952, so that might not be an insult. Also, he had only recently become a Republican less than 10 years before this, so it might be some of his residual Democrat racism showing…

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