Minutes of the Executive Board Meeting of the American Committee on Africa August 12, 1957

by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York
Undated, sometime after August 12, 1957 and before the next Executive Board meeting on September 9, 1957
6 pages
Contents:  Present • Staff • Guest • Minutes • Weiss trip to Africa • Houser trip • Declaration of Conscience • Reorganization of National Committee • Finance report • Algeria • Resignation • Next meeting • September, 1956 - July, 1957 • STATEMENT DEFICIT • BUDGET September 1 - December 31 • DEFENSE FUND • The meeting minutes discuss Peter Weiss, French Equatorial Africa, the Cameroons, Houphouet-Boigny, Leopold Senghor, Mlle. Claude Girard, Afrique-Information, Inter-Afrique Presse, the Institute of African-American Relations (IAAR), AFRICA TODAY, George Houser, Orientation Officer of the Experiment in International Living, the Nigerian Constitutional Conference in London, Paris, the Declaration of Human Rights, the Freedom Charter, Eleanor Roosevelt, the world campaign against apartheid, Dean Pike, Dr. Martin Luther King, Donald Harrington, A.J. Muste, the American Forum for Socialist Education, the Organizing Committee, Dr. Haynes, the John Gunther ACOA appeal letter, Gilbert Jones, Senator Kennedy, the Rassemblement Democratique Africaine, independence movements, transportation facilities, higher education, social legislation, the Council of Ministers of French Guinea, the Minister of Commerce and Industry of the Ivory Coast, Great Britain, Ghana celebration, George Edmund Haynes, Sidney Hertzberg, Keith Irvine, Gilbert Jonas, Elizabeth Landis, Elliott Newcomb, Bayard Rustin, William X. Scheinman, William Sorsby, Phyllis Susskind, Robert Trentlyon, Dale Harrison, and Rev. John Considine.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa). 
Collection: Peter Weiss (Africa collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections