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devastating kind of thing. The South African government says that
there's no way that this can be waged peacefully or rationally, you
know, comfortably. They've made all those approaches impossible now.
of course, after the business leaders met with the exiles,
particularly Oliver Tambo here, there were some clerics that wanted
to have a similar meeting and they picked up their passports or
That's right. I was hoping, hoping, hoping. The older I get,
the less I understand about my fellow human beings.
Of course, isn't there also perhaps an episode that is far more
damaging to the Botha regime than any disinvestment or divestment
could be, and that's when the international bankers pulled the credit
That's right. It'll be even more so, I guess, with
disinvestment. I don't know why our American corporations are
still--by still, I mean within the last few months, reluctant to say,
“Look, this is a bad investment.” Even if they are not going to be
dealing with this in the human, moral value terms, and it is a bad
Haven't a couple of them already done that, at least partially?
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