MINUTES of the Steering Committee Meeting of January 4, 1961
by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
Undated, sometime after Januart 4, 1961
Contents: Present • Staff • I. Peter Weiss reported on the visit of George Houser, Frank Montero, and Weiss to Governor G. Mennen Williams in Lansing • II. Houser discussed implementation of various projects considered at previous meetings of the Steering Committee • a) Algeria • b) South Africa • c) Students-in-exile program • d) Visiting speakers • e) Trial of key National Democratic Party leader in Southern Rhodesia • III. Testimonial dinner for Adam Clayton Powell • IV. Africa Freedom Day • V. United States Policy and Africa • Holding a conference • The minutes discuss the 15th session of the U.N. General Assembly, economic aid program to Africa, the Executive Board, prominent Africans, Joshua Nkomo, the Defense and Aid Fund, Hope Stevens, John Murra, all African delegates in New York, Adlai Stevenson, the Chairmen of the House and Senate Subcommittees on Africa, Chester Bowles, Congressman Diggs, Congressman Powell, Congressman Moss, a conference on Negro leadership and organization, A. Philip Randolph, civil rights, Hugh Smythe, Cleveland Robinson, Nelson Bengston, Elizabeth S. Landis, Dale Harrison, and Barbara Harrison.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Peter Weiss (Africa collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections