TO: Members of the unofficial Commission on Angola

by George M. Houser, American Committee on Africa
New York, New York
December 21, 1961
2 pages
Type: Memorandum
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Portugal
Language: English
The memorandum discusses George Houser’s upcoming trip to the Congo and Angola, when he will seek to arrange for the receiving, distribution, and administration of medicines to be sent to Angola from the U.S., to be worked out with doctors in Leopoldville and with leaders of the Angolan people. The second purpose of his trip will be to see if he can visit Angola, accompanied by several Angolans. Houser asks for comments about plans for this trip. The memorandum mentions Leopoldville, Angolan political organizations, the Mouvement Populaire pour la Liberation d'Angola (MPLA), the Union des Populations d'Angola (UPA), the Alliance des Ressortissants de ZOMBO, the U.S. Embassy, agencies helping refugees, U.S. and Portuguese weapons, destruction and damage in the villages, illness, medical assistants and technicians, Portuguese injustice, and revolt.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Peter Weiss (Africa collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections