[Letter from Mario Marcel Salas to KSAT Television - May 3, 1979]

One of 134 letters in the series: Mario Marcel Salas Papers available on this site.

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Letter from Mario Marcel Salas, president of the Black Coalition on Mass Media, to KSAT Television. He writes to complain to the television station about a Bugs Bunny cartoon that was aired in which various racial slurs were used towards Japanese people. He hopes the airing was a mistake and an oversight on the part of the television station.

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[1] p. ; 28 cm.

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Salas, Mario Marcel May 3, 1979.

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Letter from Mario Marcel Salas, president of the Black Coalition on Mass Media, to KSAT Television. He writes to complain to the television station about a Bugs Bunny cartoon that was aired in which various racial slurs were used towards Japanese people. He hopes the airing was a mistake and an oversight on the part of the television station.

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[1] p. ; 28 cm.

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries. Funding provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

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Salas, Mario Marcel. [Letter from Mario Marcel Salas to KSAT Television - May 3, 1979], letter, May 3, 1979; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth290875/: accessed June 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at San Antonio.