A Call for Legislative Action to Break Ties with Apartheid

by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
Undated, about late 1980
2 pages
Leaflet in support of a campaign to prohibit investment of public money in banks and corporations involved with South Africa. It reports on actions taken by Nebraska and Berkeley, California. The leaflet discusses U.S. companies in South Africa and divestment; it quotes David Packard, chairman of Hewlett-Packard. The leaflet says more than 20 universities and colleges have already taken steps to break ties with South Africa and mentions Michigan State University and Yale University. The leaflet says the United Methodist Board of Global Ministries severed all relations with Citibank, and the National Council of Churches withdrew a payroll account from the bank. The leaflet also mentions Morgan Guarantee Trust. The leaflet says a network of organizations has been formed to facilitate the passage of legislation. • WHY FOCUS ON SOUTH AFRICA? • CALL FOR ACTION • Pass this Model Bill
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