COMPOSITE STAFF REPORT February 1961

For Executive Board Meeting of March 13, 1961
by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York
Undated, about early March 1961
2 pages
Contents: Organizational Matters • A. Appeal letters to outside lists • B. Africa Today subscription list • C. Committee meetings • Projects and Activities • A. Conference on American Policy Toward Africa • B. Africa Freedom Day • C. Disbursements through the Africa Defense and Aid fund • D. Extension of deportation date for South African Dr. Cassim Jadwat • E. ACOA actions in February on seizure of the Santa Maria and the Congo • F. Arranging meeting between A.K. Chanderli, the Algerian representative to the United Nations, and Senators Church, Moss and McGee • G. Special Board meeting on the Congo with Mr. Thomas Kanza, Patrice Lumumba's designated representative to the United Nations • Speaking engagements • A. Speaking by the Executive Director • Visitors to the office, including Jonathan Bingham (newly appointed representative on the Trusteeship Council), Theodore Bull (Central African Examiner), Thomas Franck (NYU law school), Thomas Kanza of Congo, Sanga of Tanganyika, Allen Michie (Managing Editor of Current magazine, a representative of Rotary International, and Chairman of the Governor's Committee on the United Nations in the State of Wisconsin), and Joan Seaver of an educational TV series. • The minutes mention the Mboya pamphlet, Tom Mboya, Hunter College auditorium, speakers, Senator Hubert Humphrey, the Rev. Fred W. Shuttlesworth, Mariam Makeba, Dizzy Gillespie, Herbie Mann, x-rays for Markus Kooper and Jacob Kohangua (petitioners from South West Africa, Chester Bowkes, Oliver Tambo, Vusumzi Make, visa problems, the Immigration Service, the United Nations, Rev. Michael Scott, telegrams to the President and Secretary of State, the U.S. Ambassador to the UN, the State Department, the Portuguese Africa situation, Thomas Cudahy, television appearances, channel 13, NBC, demonstration at the Security Council, Park Ridge Congregational Church, Barnard School for Boys, a conference of college newspaper editors sponsored by the National Students Association, a national Methodist UN seminar, a Baptist UN seminar, and an all-college Student Christian gathering in Cleveland. 
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa). 
Collection: Peter Weiss (Africa collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections