Demonstration Scheduled For October 20th To Oppose WBZ TV's Broadcast Of The Tate-Coetzee Boxing Match From South Africa

by Massachusetts Citizens Against Apartheid
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
October 6, 1979
2 pages
Type: Press Release
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Press release announcing that anti-apartheid and community groups were planning a demonstration at WBX TV, to take place on October 20th, in response to WBZ's decision to carry the NBC broadcast of a boxing match from South Africa between black American John Tate and white South African Gerrie Coetzee. Representatives of the Boston Coalition Against Apartheid, the South African Solidarity Committee at Harvard, the African National Congress, and Massachusetts Citizens Against Apartheid met on September 6 with Sy Yanoff, general manager of WBZ TV, to voice their opposition to the fight.