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Robert Maxwell on proposed boycott of Commonwealth Games

Title
Robert Maxwell on proposed boycott of Commonwealth Games
Genre
Interview
TX Date
12 Jul 1986
Year of production
1986
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Duration
00:03:20
Description
Robert Maxwell talks about the possible international boycott of the forthcoming Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh. The boycott is in protest over the British Government’s failure to impose sanctions on South Africa for its apartheid policies. Maxwell also talks about plans to launch a national appeal for funding for the games. Female interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Robert Maxwell
Keywords
Sport; Sports competitions; Margaret Thatcher; South Africa; Political protests; Apartheid; Athletics; Anti-apartheid movements; Commonwealth games; Edinburgh; Robert Maxwell; Nigeria

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