[Charles Laquidara boycotts Shell Oil]
Original Airdate: 8/23/1988
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.
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Subject : Keywords
Apartheid - Protests
Subject : Personal Names
Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Shell Oil Company
Subject : Geographic Locations
Type : Genre
News - Television
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