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Yale University / Divestment #540825

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Nov 02, 1985
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(Studio) Yale Univ.'s decision to divest ints. in South Africa reported.
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(No location given) Call for divestment by university students featured; scenes shown. Hunter College cited as example [Hunter president Donna SHALALA - hopes to increase economy pressure on South Africa to end apartheid.] Columbia Univ.'s decision to divest all ints. in companies doing business with South Africa recalled; current status nationwide of situation illustrated on map. Similar move among state and municipal employees for divestment of pension funds cited. [New Jersey governor Thomas KEAN - supports total divestment on moral grounds.] [Exiled South African journalist Dumasani KAMALO - notes econs. involved.] Ford Motor Company's response described. [Burroughs Corporation chairperson West Michael BLUMENTHAL - explains company `s support for political goal of elimination of apartheid and opposition to total divestment.]
REPORTER: Doug Ramsey

Reporter(s):
Chung, Connie;
Ramsey, Doug
Duration:
00:04:20

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