MILWAUKEE WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL HONORS DEAN ACHESON on OCTOBER 10, 1969 THERE WILL BE A PROTEST
by Madison Area Committee on Southern Africa
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Leaflet advertising a protest in Milwaukee on October 10, 1969 The leaflet says Dean Acheson has support the ABM, has supported the Vietnam war, and has consistently supported white racism and Portuguese colonialism in Southern Africa; Acheson has consistently opposed sanctions for Rhodesia and is frequently praised by right-wing organizations with special interests in Southern Africa; Acheson has consistently identified himself with Portuguese colonialism, praised Salazar in his memoirs, and argued for continued friendship with Portugal; he has written the forward to a new book by the Foreign Minister of Portugal, Franco Nogueira. The leaflet says there will be a protest; Afro-Americans, African students, the Committee of Returned Volunteers and others plan to demonstrate outside the Preforming Arts Center where the dinner will be held beginning at 6:30 P.M. Friday, Oct. 10; they has asked people from Madison and Chicago to join them; cars will leave from Madison. The leaflet mentions Bill Minter, Tom Spear and Shel Stromquist. • JOIN THIS PROTEST OPPOSE THE RACIST FOREIGN POLICIES OF AS ACHESON [Note: This item was apparently produced by the Madison Area Committee on Southern Africa.]
Used by permission of David Wiley and William Minter, former members of Madison Area Committee on Southern Africa.
Collection: William Minter Southern Africa Papers