[Dear Dr. Samaranch, On behalf of the South African athletes who are currently exluded from participating in the Olympic Games, ...]
by Dennis Brutus, South African Non-Racial Olympic Committee, Africa Network
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Probably February or somewhat later 1984
Mailing by the Africa Network asking people to write to Dr. Juan Samaranch, President, International Organizing Committee, c/o LAOC, Los Angeles Coliseum, Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA and urge him to make a clear statement that Apartheid South Africa will not be readmitted to the Olympic Games. The mailing includes a copy of a February 3, 1984 letter to Dr. Juan Samaranch, President, International Olympic Committee in Lausanne, Switzerland asking if the South African Committee which was expelled from the Olympic Movement in May of 1970 is seeking to regain membership in the International Olympic Committee, and whether this matter is being considered by you and the International Olympic Committee.
Used by permission of Dennis Brutus.
Collection: Southern Africa Solidarity in the U.S. Pacific Northwest (Selma Waldman collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections