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pic7007. Stop the Seventy Tour press conference

pic7007. Stop the Seventy Tour press conference

Peter Hain at a press conference called by the Stop the Seventy Tour (STST) campaign on 7 March 1970. The planned tour of England by an all-white Springbok cricket team in 1970 sparked widespread protests. After a campaign involving threats of direct action from STST and mass protests co-ordinated by the AAM, the tour was cancelled in May 1970. Left to right: Jeff Crawford, Secretary of the West Indian Standing Conference, England cricketer Mike Brearley, STST member Mike Craft and STST Chair Peter Hain.

Category: Sport
Created Date: 01-02-1970
Copyright: Unknown
Holding Institution: AAM Archive, Bodleian Library
Catalogue: MSS AAM 2402
Date/Year: 1970