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Anti-apartheid activists gather in Harvard Yard
[Selective divestment at Harvard University]
Original Airdate: 10/3/1986

Length: 00:03:04
Item Type: newstape - edited story master

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Description : Abstract
Marcus Jones reports that Harvard University will selectively divest from companies doing business in South Africa. Jones notes that anti-apartheid activists are pleased, but that they will continue to push for total divestment. Jones' report includes footage of a small gathering of anti-apartheid activists on the Harvard campus. Themba Vilakazi (African National Congress) talks about Harvard's decision to partially divest. Harvard students Dorothee Benz, Susan Dynarski, and Merka Negroni talk about the need for total divestment. Jones notes that the university adminstration denies that the protesters' actions influenced their decision to divest. Jones' report includes footage from an interview with Roderick MacDougall (Treasurer, Harvard University). MacDougall talks about the decision. Jones' report also includes footage of the US Senate in session, footage of workers in South Africa, and footage of George Shultz (US Secretary of State) visiting Harvard University.

Contributor : Reporter
Marcus Jones
Format : Tape 4646   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 20156 
VHS cassette 103976 
Betacam cassette 104178 
digital betacam cassette 104177 

Subject : Keywords
Apartheid - Protests
Universities and colleges

Subject : Personal Names
Benz, Dorothee
Dynarski, Susan
Jones, Marcus
MacDougall, Susan
Negroni, Merka
Shultz, George
Vilakazi, Themba

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Harvard University

Subject : Geographic Locations
Cambridge (Mass.)
South Africa

Type : Genre
News - Television

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