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Second Black Bodybuilder Claims Schwarzenegger Repeatedly Made Racist Comments to Him

Pacifica interview with Robby Robinson who claims fellow bodybuilder Schwarzenegger repeatedly directed the term "nigger" at him. And we hear from San Jose Mercury News reporter who writes that while supporting anti-immigrant Proposition 187 Schwarzenegger himself violated the terms of his immigrant visa in the 1970s.
Monday, September 15th, 2003

Second Black Bodybuilder Claims Schwarzenegger Repeatedly Made Racist Comments to Him

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Pacifica interview with Robby Robinson who claims fellow bodybuilder Schwarzenegger repeatedly directed the term "nigger" at him. And we hear from San Jose Mercury News reporter who writes that while supporting anti-immigrant Proposition 187 Schwarzenegger himself violated the terms of his immigrant visa in the 1970s.

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Pressure is increasing in California on state Republican Sen. Tom McClintock from dropping out of the gubernatorial recall race in order to increase Arnold Schwarzenegger's chances of winning.

Today Schwarzenegger with his wife Maria Shriver are appearing on the Oprah show for a high profile interview.

Women's groups are protesting Schwarzenegger appearance and calling on Oprah to ask him about his past treatment on women [to contact Oprah call: 312-633-1000].

Meanwhile Schwarzenegger is also coming under criticism for past comments he made about African Americans.

Robby Robinson, a former Mr. America, Mr. World and Mr. Universe titleholder, who worked with Schwarzenegger in the 1970s claims Schwarzenegger repeatedly directed the term "nigger" at him.

Robby Robinson, interviewed by Pacifica host Jerry Quickley on his program "Beneath the Surface."

Dion Nissenbaum, at the San Jose Mercury News.

Karen Pomer, founding member of the Rainbow Sisters Project and a member of CodePink.

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