Executive Board MINUTES September 21, 1964

by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
Undated, sometime after September 21, 1964
3 pages
Type: Meeting Minutes
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Contents: Attendance • 2. Staff Items • a. Debby Kallan left the staff, moving to California. • b. Mary-Louise Hooper came from California (as ACOA’s West Coast representative) to join staff in New York. • 3. Finance Report • 4. George Houser’s report on his Africa trip • 5. Board Changes • 6. The American Negro Leadership Conference on Africa • 7. The Congo • 8. Conference on South Africa Crisis and U.S. Policy • 9. The Sponono Cast • 10. Africa Tour 1965 • 11. Ruanda Refugees • 12: "A Touch of Gold" • The minutes mention the African Defense and Aid Fund, James Robinson, Dr. Ian Gilchrist, split between the Russians and the Chinese, Organization of African Unity (OAU), Reverend George Lawrence, Percy Sutton, Hope Stevens, Hugh Smythe, Robert Browne, a draft statement on the Congo, the Consultative Council on South Africa, the South African musical Sponono, Rowland Watts, John Sommers, Richard Kasdan, the Immigration Department, James Robinson, Jules Wolfe (Belgian lawyer concerned about Ruanda), removing “A Touch of Gold” from theaters because it is paid propaganda of South African government, Warner Brothers, Donald Harrington, Peter Weiss, Mason Sears, Sophia Yarnall Jacobs, Elizabeth Landis, Adelaide Schulkind, Nelson Bengston, Fritz Schwartz, Farrell Jones, Winifred Courtney, Joseph Jablow, Forrest Johnson, Andrew Norman, Collin Gonze, and Catharine Raymond.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa). 
Collection: Peter Weiss papers, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections