MINUTES OF THE STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING, JANUARY 23, 1961

by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York
January 26, 1961
1 page
Contents: Attendance • 1. Joshua Nkomo’s request for secretarial help in Southern Rhodesia • 2. Vusumzi Make’s request for $7000 to airlift Philip Kgosana (and presumably others) out of the British protectorate to which they have escaped • 3. Africa Freedom Day • 4. Plans for ACOA-sponsored conference on U.S. policy toward Africa • Possible speakers to approach for Africa Freedom Day event, working with Carl Proctor of Progressive Talent, Inc., include Jomo Kenyatta, Abbas (may be Ferhat Abbas), Banda (presumably Hasting Banda, Humphrey, Morse, Church, Mass, Magee, Robert Weaver, Martin Luther King. The minutes mention George Houser, the South African United Front, Hunter College, Levinson (Stanley Levinson), Portugal's colonies, remaining colonial areas of Africa, Congo, the Central African Federation, economic policy, the NAACP, churches, unions, William Scheinman, Peter Weiss, Elizabeth Landis, Dale Harrison, and Barbara Harrison. 
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Peter Weiss (Africa collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections