Steering Committee Minutes: January 4, 1965

by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
Undated, sometime after January 4, 1965 and before February 1, 1965
2 pages
Contents: Attendance • 1. Henry Lieberg, a student from Goddard College, would do research work and other tasks for eight weeks. • 2. Gladstone Ntlabati • 3. Senate Sub-Committee on Refugees • 4. Reopening discussion of finding a Negro to take a position as an executive staff of the Committee and this person’s roles • 5. Find out latest thinking in Washington about the Congo • 6. Suggestions of members of Congress who might be added to the National Committee • 7. George Houser reported on discussions with Waldemar Nielsen and George Loft of the African-American Institute about the Ford Foundation’s apparent agreement to consult the Government of Portugal before engaging in any project relating to Portuguese Africa. • 8. Collin Gonze reported on the deportation case against several members of the cast of Sponono. • The minutes mention the Africa Defense and Aid Fund (ADAF), the Judiciary Committee, Senator Philip Hart, hearings on refugees in Africa, Weiss, Hope Stevens, Stanley Levinson, Andrew Norman, a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Africa, G. Mennen Williams, Secretary of State Rusk, Nelson Bengston, the Bureau of Internal Revenue, Congressman Patman, Jim Farmer, Dar es Salaam, the Mozambique Institute, Rowland Watts, the Workers' Defense League, the Department of Immigration, persecution, forced return to South Africa, political asylum, D. Jones, Elizabeth Landis, and J. Robinson.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Peter Weiss papers, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections