MCGOFF HURT BY SCANDAL REPORT
by Africa News Service
Durham, North Carolina, United States
July 27, 1979
Article in Africa News reports on consequences of John P. McGoff’s ten-year relationship with senior South African officials. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has withdrawn approval for the sale of a Traverse City, Michigan, television station and a nearby sister station to the Panax Corporation, which is owned by McGoff, the millionaire newspaper publisher from Williamston, Michigan. The article mentions Schwartzman, the Media Access Project, the Washington Star, secret official funds, the Erasmus Commission, a Swiss bank, Thesaurus Continental Securities Corporation, United Press International and Television Network(UPITN), ABC News, NBC, Gannett News Service, the Associated Press, investigation by the Department of Justice, the Sacramento Union, Richard Mellon Scaife, the Detroit News, The Trib, Karen Rothmyer, and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Used by permission of staff of allAfrica.com (formerly Africa News Service)
Collection: Patricia L. Beeman Southern Africa Liberation Committee collection, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections