ANGOLA FACT SHEET

by U.S. Out of Angola Committee
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Undated, early 1976?
2 pages
Contents: VITAL STATISTICS • HISTORY • LIBERATION STRUGGLE • THE ANGOLA LIBERATION MOVEMENT • OTHER GROUPS IN ANGOLA • NOT A "CIVIL WAR" • A FREE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF ANGOLA WILL NOT BE A "SOVIET PUPPET" • The document discusses colonial rule, the slave trade to Brazil and North America, political rights for Africans, the MPLA (Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola), FRELIMO, Guinea-Bissau, PAIGC, the war against Portuguese colonialism, FNLA (National Front for the Liberation of Angola), UNITA (National Union for the Total Liberation of Angola), CIA, FLEC (Front for the Liberation of the Enclave of Cabinda), Zaire, Gulf Oil Corporation, Nathanial Davis, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), the Namibian liberation movement SWAPO (South West Africa People's organization), Zambia, armed struggle, USSR, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau, Sweden, Cuba, Holland, the United Nations, Yugoslavia, a MPLA-led attack on a political prison, Texaco, minerals, iron ore, diamonds, tungsten, coffee, resistance to foreign occupation, labor, plantations, mines, Rhodesia, medical care, starvation, NATO, airplanes, helicopters, the uprising in northern Angola, political rights, massacres, advisors, money, the Bakongo people, Jonas Savimbi, the Portuguese coup, Holden Roberto, multinational corporations, CIA-funded mercenaries, and liberation forces.
Used by permission of Prexy Nesbitt, a former member of U.S. Out of Angola Committee.
Collection: Vincent Klingler papers