Steering Committee MINUTES

by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York
Undated, sometime after December 20, 1961
2 pages
Contents: Attendance • 1. Education program and membership drive • (a) Speakers in General and in the South • (Items (b) Negro leadership conference and (c) Regional conference were postponed.) • (d) Chapters • 2. Preparation for George Houser trip and effect on January Board meeting • 3. Connor Cruise O'Brien • 4. Southern Rhodesia • 5. Andrade • The minutes mention Hazel Gray, a National Lecture Tour and possible speakers, Basil Davidson, Jomo Kenyatta, Leopold Takawira, Kogsana, Eduardo Mondlane, local chapters and financial and legal commitments, James Robinson, John Marcum, the Norman Fund, Dar es Salaam, Nairobi, the Congo situation, the Secretary of State, the U.S. position regarding Katanga, Donald Harrington, A. Philip Randolph, possible banning of Joshua Nkomo’s party  [presumably the National Democratic Party (NDP)], relationships among factions in Angola, Nelson Bengston, Hazel Gray, and Debby Kallen. [Notes: Andrade is presumably Mario Andrade.]
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa). 
Collection: Peter Weiss (Africa collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections