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February 12, 1987

IBM’S JOHN AKERS KNOWS WHERE HE IS

By CBR Staff Writer

It’s easy to jeer, but we commend IBM chairman John Akers for slipping in the quote from local hero Joe Louis when he addressed the Economic Club of Detroit (CI No 619): it demonstrated that, in contrast to most of the pop groups who tour the US, and all the presidential hopefuls on the stomp, he at least knew which town he was in.

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