Steering Committee MINUTES

by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
Undated, sometime after January 31, 1962
2 pages
Type: Meeting Minutes
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Portugal, United Nations
Language: English
Contents: Attendance • 1. Utilization of George Houser's trip with John Marcum to Angola • 2. Portuguese-American Committee on Foreign Affairs • 3. Emergency request for funds for Ruanda petitioners • 4. Africa Freedom Day and Afro-American Leadership Conference • 5. Jason Sendwe trip to the United States? • The minutes mention trip into Angola and conditions in villages (including political and military situation, medical needs, and education), Union of the Angolan Peoples (UPA), Ambassador Gullion, Overseas Press Club, the State Department, members of Congress, Ivan Auw, the UN Sub-committee on Angola, Vice-Premier Jason Sendwe, Jomo Kenyatta, Mungai Njoroge, Kariuki Njiiri, Ronald Ngala, KANU (Kenya African National Union), Dar es Salaam, Julius Nyerere, Rashidi Kawawa, Oscar Kanbona, TANU (Tanganyika African National Union), the East African Union, Peter Weiss, Selvage and Lee and registration as a foreign agent, Reinhold Niebuhr, Mr. Camacho, Roger Baldwin, the Defense and Aid Fund, Congo, “The Katanga Dispute” on NBC’s “Open Mind,” Moise Tshombe, Nelson Bengston, David Jones, Frank Montero, Hope Stevens, Collin Gonze, Hazel Gray, and Debby Kallen.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa). 
Collection: Peter Weiss papers, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections