Minutes of the Steering Committee Meeting January 25, 1971
by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
Undated, sometime after January 25, 1971 and before the next meeting February 18, 1971
Contents: Attendance • 1. Finance Report • 2. Washington • 3. The Polaroid campaign - statement by ACOA, press coverage in the Village Voice and Washington Post • 4. ACOA position on U.S. resignation from the U.N. Committee of 24 (on Decolonization) - fighting colonialism is the issue, not the workings of the committee • 5. Imprisonment of the Anglican Dean of Johannesburg ffrench-Beytagh and action being taken by church organizations • 6. Report by Lydia Williams on the Subcommittee on Organization and Policy • 9. Gulf Campaign, Round II - Tim Smith • The minutes mention Frederick Schwarz, Charles Hightower, southern African, the South Africa Sugar Quota, the Polaroid Revolutionary Workers Movement, Sen. Fulbright, Congressman Diggs, the Angola/herbicide issue, Portuguese defectors reportedly in asylum in Sweden and Belgium, Portuguese in Algeria, Dow Chemical, Detroit black groups and Polaroid, the Special Committee on Apartheid at the U.N., colonialism, action against SWAKARA (Southwest African karakul lamb raising association), Jay Jacobson, Peter Weiss, Gulf Oil, Elizabeth Landis, Andrew Norman, Lydia Williams, Robert Van Lierop, Robert Browne, Elsie Carrington, George Houser, and Bob Gore.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Peter Weiss (Africa collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections