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May 26, 1987

Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu said that President Reagan should take the same approach to South Africa as he does to Nicaragua: support anti-government rebels. After a commencement address at Oberlin College in Ohio, the South African archbishop was asked what he would say to Reagan if he had the chance. "Do what you are doing in Nicaragua," he replied, referring to support of the contras against the leftist Sandinista government. The archbishop, winner of the 1984 Nobel Peace Prize, said that using nonviolence to fight apartheid is not working.

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