[Reverend Allan Boesak]
Original Airdate: 1/17/1989
Item Type: newstape - edited story master
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Description : Abstract
Christy George reports that the Reverend Allan Boesak (anti-apartheid activist) received an award at Harvard University. She notes that he gave a speech at the university in which he urged western countries to place economic sanctions on the South African government. George's report includes footage of Boesak's speech at Harvard. Boesak criticizes Ronald Reagan (former US President) and other western leaders for supporting the South African government. Boesak talks about the need for sanctions. George reports that Boesak praised Michael Dukakis (Governor of Massachusetts) for imposing sanctions against South Africa. George's report includes footage of Boesak at a press conference after the awards ceremony. Boesak praises Dukakis and urges George Bush (US President) to impose sanctions on South Africa. Boesak talks about the effectiveness of sanctions. George's report includes footage of Bush talking about South Africa and footage of apartheid South Africa. This tape includes additional footage of Boesak at Harvard.
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Apartheid - Protests
Universities and colleges
Subject : Personal Names
Bush, George H.W.
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News - Television
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