Former president Ronald Reagan. Photo: AP

‘Those monkeys’: racist remarks surface in taped 1971 conversation between Ronald Reagan and Richard Nixon

  • The tape is of a call Reagan placed to Nixon after the United Nations voted to recognise the People’s Republic of China
  • Reagan, a defender of Taiwan, had called Nixon to rant about the African nations that had defied the US and voted to grant recognition to China
Topic |   Racism

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Former president Ronald Reagan. Photo: AP
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