Prominent Economist Speaks Out Against Apartheid

by Coalition for Illinois' Divestment from South Africa
Chicago, Illinois, United States
March 29, 1984
2 pages
Type: Press Release
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Press release on the testimony of Dr. Robert Schwartz before the Subcommittee of Fiscal Affairs and Health of the House District of Columbia Committee about the financial ramifications and moral implications of divestment of public monies from companies doing business in South Africa. The press release also provides information on a Lobby Day to be held in Springfield, IL, on April 4 to support the adoption of House Bill 569, a bill which requires divestment of the $2.5 billion in state-employee pension funds invested in banks and companies doing business in South Africa.
Used by permission of former members of the Coalition for Illinois' Divestment from South Africa.
Collection: Private collection of Richard Knight