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Charles Laquidara organizes a boycott against Shell Oil Company
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[Charles Laquidara boycotts Shell Oil]
Original Airdate: 8/23/1988

Length: 00:03:02
Item Type: newstape - edited story master

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Description : Abstract
Hope Kelly reports that Charles Laquidara (WBCN disc jockey) is leading a radio campaign against the Shell Oil Company. She notes that Laquidara is encouraging listeners to cut up their Shell credit cards to protest Shell's involvement with the repressive South African government. Kelly adds that the campaign is part of a larger international boycott aimed at all Shell products. Kelly interviews Laquidara about the campaign. Kelly's report includes footage of Laquidara and employees in the WBCN studios and footage of Roger Clemens (Boston Red Sox) in the WBCN studios. Kelly quotes Norm Allsteader (Shell Oil Company) as denying any Shell involvement with the South African government. Kelly reports that Jerry Straccia (Shell Oil dealer in East Boston) is feeling the effects of the boycott. Kelly interviews Straccia about the boycott. Straccia criticizes the boycott. Kelly's interview includes footage of Straccia at his gas station.

Contributor : Reporter
Hope Kelly
Format : Tape 5961   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 20161 
VHS cassette 105209 
digital betacam cassette 105181 
Betacam cassette 105182 

Subject : Keywords
Apartheid - Protests
Radio stations

Subject : Personal Names
Allsteader, Norm
Clemens, Roger
Kelly, Hope
Laquidara, Charles
Straccia, Jerry

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Shell Oil Company

Subject : Geographic Locations
South Africa

Type : Genre
News - Television

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