ACOA EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING March 15, 1979 Minutes

by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
Undated, sometime after March 15, 1979 and before the next Executive Board meeting
1 page
Type: Meeting Minutes
Coverage in Africa: Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Europe, United Nations
Language: English
Contents: Attendance • 2. Kumalo tour • 3. Nuclear seminar • 4. Finances • 5. Tim Smith moved and the board approved the following members to serve on a nominating committee • 6. George Houser noted response from the Soviet author Ignyatev, which is, in part, vindication. • 7. National bank campaign and ACOA's involvement • 8. Edgar (Ted) Lockwood reported on sending of an observer team to elections in Rhodesia to meet terms of the Case-Javits amendment for lifting sanctions. • 9. Namibia • 10. ACOA moving ahead with careful statement on the "Sullivan Principles" • The minutes mention Dumisani Kumalo, Paul Irish, exiled black South African journalist, campuses, television programs, UN meeting on nuclear collaboration with South Africa, major European anti-apartheid groups, The Africa Fund, Marvin Rich, Gail Morlan, Dorothy Hibbert, Michael Davis, Marshall Brown, William Booth, CALC (Clergy and Laity Concerned), meeting of local affiliates of the bank campaign, Senators Percy and Glenn, Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Stephen Solarz, House Africa subcommittee, WOA (Washington Office on Africa), TransAfrica, open letter to the President opposing lifting sanctions, Elizabeth Landis, negotiations concerning the United Nations plan for a transition to independence, General Motors, investments in South Africa, Adelaide Shulkind, Edward May, Timothy Smith, William Johnston, Elombe Brath, Leonard Jeffries, David Lampel, and Karen Rothmyer.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Peter Weiss (Africa collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections