Executive Board Meeting December 3, 1970

by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
Undated, sometime after December 3, 1970
6 pages
Contents: Attendance • 1. Peter Weiss thanked George Daniels for arrangements for event at the Church Center for the United Nations and introduced Bob Gore, who will work part-time on community relations and fund-raising. • 3. Invasion of Guinea • 4. Reports • 5. Polaroid • 6. Chicago Report (Prexy Nesbitt) • 7. Finance Report • 8. Report of the Subcommittee on Organization and Policy • The minutes mention George Houser, Ambassador Mwaanga of Zambia, Visiting Mission of the Security Council to Conakry, overthrow of President Toure, destruction of the PAIGC headquarters, U.S. military aid to Portugal, ACOA Summary Report for 1970, Registrar of the International Court of Justice (ICJ), Security Council Resolution 276 (1970), ACOA legal brief, New York State Supreme Court, South African Airways, Kennedy Airport, New York State Division on Human Rights, Charles Hightower, Polaroid Corporation’s trade with South Africa (including ID-2 cameras used for making passbook photos), black Polaroid employees, Polaroid Revolutionary Workers Movement and its four demands, Dr. Edwin Land, Carolyn Hunter, an awareness of African issues in the Chicago community, distributing leaflets at a soccer match between Portuguese and Polish teams, ACLU legal counsel, Donald Harrington, the Gulf campaign and possible boycott, Victor Reuther, the UAW (United Auto Workers), Adelaide Schulkind, the ILGWU (International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union), the Amalgamated Clothing Workers, Lydia Williams, possible increased role of the Steering Committee, issue of black staff, Dick Leonard, Bob Browne, Blyden Jackson, Dave Robinson, Jay Jacobson, Bob Van Lierop, political strategies, liberation movements, the Executive Board, Betsy Landis, Josiah Beeman, Robert Browne, Winifred Courtney, Hershel Halbert, Elizabeth Landis, Andrew Norman, David Robinson, Robert Van Lierop, Ben Peterson, and Karen Whitmore.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa). 
Collection: Peter Weiss papers, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections