Executive Board Meeting MINUTES

by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
Undated, sometime after December 20, 1965
5 pages
Contents:Attendance • 2. Reports • (a) Africa Tour - 1966 • (b) Conference on Implementation of the Court Decision in the South West Africa Case • Conference on South West Africa (at New York University) • (c) Robert F. Kennedy invitation to South Africa (by National Union of South African Students - NUSAS) • (d) Research Studies of Summer 1965 Project • (e) African Aid and Legal Defense Fund tax exemption • (f) Recent African visitors (including Eduardo Mondlane, Andre Kassinda, Sam Nujoma, Jacob Kahangua) • (g) Human Rights Day Rally • (h) Transfer of Bank Accounts (from Chemical Bank because of a loan to South Africa to Federation Bank and Trust Company) • 3. Rhodesia • 4. Election of Board Members • 5. Congressional Hearings on South Africa • 6. Future of AFRICA TODAY • 7. 1966 Budget • 8. Speaking Tour • 9. Consultative Council on South Africa (CCSA) • The minutes discuss George Houser, Ethel Grossman, U.S. Visiting Mission to Trust Territories in East Africa, Mason Sears, former Senator Herbert H. Lehman, the Eleanor Roosevelt Memorial Foundation, Allard K. Lowenstein, the first American Negro Leadership Conference on Africa, Professor Thomas Franck, International Court of Justice (ICJ, World Court), the State Department, Ronald Segal, 1964 Sanctions Conference, Sub-Committee on Africa of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, “Nigeria: The Tribes, the Nation and the Race” by F.A.O. Schwarz, Jr. (M.I.T. Press), William Landis, Wendell Foster, Holden Roberto, Hunter College, the Steering Committee, Nominating Committee, Frank Montero, Richard P. Stevens, Congressmen O'Hara and Rosenthal, Special Political Committee of the U.N., apartheid, Robert Brandt, Collin Gonze, the Literature Committee, proposed speaking tour of U.S. and Canada for Robert Resha (African National Congress (ANC) representative to Algiers), Dr. Ian Gilchrist, Donald S. Harrington, Peter Weiss, Elizabeth Landis, Nelson Bengston, Robert Browne, Elsie Carrington, Winifred Courtney, David Jones, Andrew Norman, Bayard Rustin, William Scheinman, Adelaide Schulkind, Mary-Louise Hooper, Catherine Raymond, and James Robinson.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa). 
Collection: Peter Weiss (Africa collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections