by Madison Area Committee on Southern Africa
with James Matthews, Gladys Thomas
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Contents: RESCHEDULED SOUTH AFRICAN SPEAKERS • IMPORTANT MACSA MEETING IN MAY • MACSA PARTICIPATION IN MODEL UN • SOUTHERN AFRICA MOVEMENT GROWING • SOUTH AFRICA'S DEFENSE BUDGET RAISED • THANK ARTIST • DEFENSE AND AID FUNDS NEEDED • NEW RESEARCH RESOURCES IN OFFICE • "ELECTIONS" IN PORTUGUESE COLONIES • 2ND ANNUAL AFRICAN LIBERATION DAY - MAY 26 • ZIMBABWE GUERRILLAS BEGIN UNITY PROCESS • MPLA REPORTS IMPORTANT BATTLE • WRITE SENATOR HUMPHREY CONCERNING U.S. SANCTIONS AGAINST RHODESIA • "CRY RAGE" • LABOR NOTES - SOUTH AFRICA • U.S. - SOUTH AFRICAN COLLABORATION IN BOTSWANA COPPER PROJECT • BREAKING OF SANCTIONS AGAINST RHODESIA • SUBSCRIPTION AND CONTRIBUTION FORM • MAKE NOTE OF THE FOLLOWING DATES • The newsletter reports on talks by Andrew Lukele and Winston Nagan, South African lawyers in exile. The newsletter says the African Liberation Support Committee announced that "African Liberation Day" anti-imperialist protests will be held May 26 in at least 15 U.S. cities. The newsletter reports that the U.S. has broken international law by violating United Nations sanctions against Rhodesia since January 1972; Senator Hubert Humphrey, newly appointed chairman of the Subcommittee on Africa of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, is considering introducing a bill to repeal the Byrd Amendment. The newsletter reports on a new copper project in Botswana expected to come on stream in 1973. The newsletter advertises a benefit concert with Charles Davis and Cecil Lytle. The newsletter discusses the Nashville African Liberation Committee, the Southern Africa Information Group, Toronto Committee for the Liberation of Portugal's African Colonies, Henry Hawkins, International Defense and Aid Fund (IDAFSA), Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU), Zimbabwe African People’s Union (ZAPU), Anglo American Corporation, American Metal Climax (AMAX), Kreditanstalt fur Wiederaufbau, the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa, Ltd., USAID, and the Canadian Development Agency.
Used by permission of David Wiley and William Minter, former members of Madison Area Committee on Southern Africa.
Collection: William Minter Southern Africa Papers