M.A.C.S.A. News

by Madison Area Committee on Southern Africa
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
April 1971
4 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Portugal
Language: English
The newsletter says the Madison Area Committee on South Africa will meet to discuss Wisconsin and U.S. involvement in Southern Africa. Phyllis Jordan has asked MACSA members to provide accommodations for out-of-town guests coming for the unveiling of the tombstone of her husband, the late Archibald Campbell Mzolisa Jordan. The newsletter says the United Church of Christ and the United Presbyterian Church as stockholders have strongly protested Gulf's present in Angola, and the Episcopal Church has demanded that General Motors disengage from South Africa. The Nixon administration has approved the sale to Portugal of two Boeing 707s to be used a troop transport between Portugal and Africa, and the MPLA has reported Portuguese use of herbicides in Angola. Students at the University of Michigan successfully protested recruitment by companies dealing with South Africa. Dane County Republicans are urging the Nixon administration to recognize the breakaway Rhodesian white regime. The newsletter discusses the Polaroid Revolutionary Workers Movement and says Caroline Hunter may be invited to speak in Madison. The newsletter says people can write the American Committee on Africa, Southern Africa Committee, Africa Research Group, and the Committee for a Free Mozambique. Contents: M.A.C.S.A. TO MEET APRIL 25, 2 p.m. TO DISCUSS U.S. INVOLVEMENT IN SOUTHERN AFRICA • HOUSING REQUESTED FOR EASTER WEEKEND • MONEY REQUESTED FOR LIBERATION GROUPS • CORPORATE AND GOVERNMENT INVOLVEMENT IN SOUTHERN AFRICA: WHAT IS TO BE DONE??????? • PEOPLE’S PEACE TREATY • POLAROID BOYCOTT EXTENDS TO MADISON AREA • WANT MORE INFORMATION ON SOUTHERN AFRICA: Write
Used by permission of David Wiley and William Minter, former members of Madison Area Committee on Southern Africa.
Collection: William Minter Southern Africa Papers