Gook: John McCain's Racism and Why It Matters

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The UpTake's Chuck Olsen interviews author Irwin Tang about his book, "Gook: John McCain's Racism and W...
The UpTake's Chuck Olsen interviews author Irwin Tang about his book, "Gook: John McCain's Racism and Why It Matters." McCain first used the work "gook" in the mass media in his 1973 article for U.S. News & World Report. The word appears 12 times in the article and is available online here: *******www.usnews****/articles/news/2008/01/28/john-mccain-prisoner-of-war-a-first-person-account.html Most recently, McCain used the term in his 2000 presidential campaign, as documented by the San Francisco Chronicle: *******www.sfgate****/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2000/02/18/MN32194.DTL To learn more about Mr. Tang's book, which also details McCain's connection to white supremacist groups, visit his web site: *******irwinbooks****/
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