Minutes of the Steering Committee meeting held September 25, 1969
by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
Undated, sometime after September 27, 1969
Contents: Attendance • 1. Rhodesia/Zimbabwe • a) Hearings • b) Sanctions • 2. Personnel • a) Washington Office • SUGGESTIONS • b) Field Work • 3. Finances • a) Where we are • b) FRELIMO • Suggestions made about financial support to Sharfudine Khan include creating group of organizational representatives to discuss FRELIMO program and fund-raising, Khan attending the African Studies Association (ASA) meeting, and Board members arranging activities for Khan in their communities. • 4. Projects • a) South African Airways/Tourism • b) Sugar quota • c) Chemical Bank at the UN • The minutes discuss Congressman Charles Diggs, report to investigate that the Rhodesian government has mandated that U.S. firms with subsidiaries in Rhodesia import strategic materials, Gary Gappert, George Houser, Art Waskow, Bill Scott, Washington job announcement, Karen Whitmore, Ella Wilson, Ben Peterson, Frederick Schwarz, a letter from Marcelino dos Santos asking for contributions to New York office, the UN, demonstration at Gaynor & Ducas which is the ad agency for South African Airways, Sallye Steiner, Ambassador Toure of Guinea, Peter Weiss, Nelson Bengston, Elsie Carrington, Herschel Halbert, Farrell Jones, Elizabeth Landis, Robert Van Lierop, and Janet (presumably Janet Hooper).
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Peter Weiss papers, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections