Ted Kennedy’s battle against apartheid

I did a radio story today about Kennedy spearheading the Anti-Apartheid Act of 1986 which imposed sanctions on the regime in South Africa.  Former TransAfrica President Randall Robinson and former Republican Senator and Connecticut Governor Lowell Weicker still have vivid memories of that time, both of the on-the-streets activism and the legislative push that made up the U.S. anti-apartheid movement.  Here’s the link:

audioicon1

and here’s a link to a piece at foreignpolicy.com about his contributions to foreign policy

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s