Statement by Mr. Peter Weiss, Vice Chairman of the Executive Board, American Committee on Africa, New York, N.Y.

by Peter Weiss, American Committee on Africa (ACOA)
New York, New York
May 1959
4 pages
Testimony of Peter Weiss, hearings before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, Eighty-Sixth Congress on S. 1451 to amend further the Mutual Security Act of 1954, as amended, and for other purposes. Testimony related to U.S. aid to Africa. Weiss says it must be borne in mind that Africa is the last great area of colonial liberation. The testimony says since 1950, six countries with a total population of 30 million have become independent; next year four more countries with a population of 40 million, almost one-fifth of Africa's total, are slated for independence.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Peter Weiss (Africa collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections