Steering Committee MINUTES
by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
Undated, sometime after October 16, 1963
Contents: Present • Staff • 1. Dan Bernstein reported on the progress on the study on US investments in South Africa • 2. George Houser reported that Adelaide Schulkind had entered the hospital for an eye operation. • 3) A brief report was made on the picketing of the South African Pioneer and cooperation from the longshoremen. • 4. George Houser reported on discussions with Victor Reuther about launching a new campaign on apartheid in South Africa • 5. A plan for a demonstration at the South African Consulate was discussed. • 6. It was agreed to arrange a meeting with Oliver Tambo and with Eduardo Mondlane and to help them meet with others whom it would be strategic for them to meet • 7. It was agreed that it would be helpful to have an informal meeting of persons working most closely with the ACOA to examine what its role should be in the light of developments in Africa and the US scene. • The minutes discuss Peter Weiss, Andrew Norman, Hope Stevens, Collin Gonze, James Robinson, the United Nations, the ILA (International Longshoremen's Association), the UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America; United Auto Workers), developments in newly-independent states of Africa, the civil rights front in the United States, John Marcum, Bayard Rustin, and developments in the Negro community.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Peter Weiss papers, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections