by Anti-Apartheid Committee for Selective Purchasing
Washington, DC, United States
September 24, 1975
3 pages
Type: Press Release
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
The press release says American University Student Confederation President Paul Rothstein announced a new campaign to end university purchases from four U.S. corporations charged with complicity in South African apartheid - Control Data, IBM, ITT, and Motorola. The Student Confederation passed a resolution supporting a related city-wide campaign. The press release discusses City Councilman James Coates, U.N. Ambassador Edwin Ogbu of Nigeria, the U.N. Committee Against Apartheid, the D.C. City Council, IBM's Board Chairman Frank Cary, economic action against corporations involved in international human rights violations, the Council of Churches of Greater Washington, Roland Robuck of Federal City College, the Black South African university students, South African Students Organization (SASO), a pro-Frelimo rally, Larry Gordon, and jails.
Collection: Patricia L. Beeman Southern Africa Liberation Committee collection, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections