Executive Board MINUTES May 13, 1963

by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
Undated, sometime after May 13, 1963 and maybe after May 24, 1963
3 pages
Contents: Attendance • 2. Reports • a. George Houser Africa trip • b. Africa Freedom Day • c. Miriam Makeba benefit • d. Finance Report • e. Literature and pamphlet on U.S. economic aid to Africa • f. ILA action on South African ships • g. Cable from Neto • h. Eleanor Roosevelt Memorial Fund • i. UN Special Committee on Apartheid • 3. Election of Officers • 4. Appointment of Committees • 5. Pamphlet on US policy toward Portugal • 6. Dam Smoot Report • 7. Defense and Aid Fund Expenditure • 8. Southern Rhodesia • 9. U.S. aid to Africa • 10. Kaunda affair • 11. Tenth Anniversary • The minutes mention draft message to the Conference at Addis Ababa, Jim Robinson, Daniel Bernstein, special issue of Africa Today, Anthony Scotto, the Brooklyn ILA (International Longshoremen's Association), CORE (Congress of Racial Equality), Angolan groups, the UN, Frank Montero, Mary Benson, Martin Luther King, the situation in Birmingham, sanctions and boycotts, Collin Gonze, special session of the General Assembly, letter to the US delegation, Chuck Stone, Congressman Diggs, Kenneth Kaunda, Fordham University, Dr. Vera Rubin, testimonials from African leaders, Peter Weiss, John Murra, Donald Harrington, Nelson Bengston, Daniel Bernstein, Winifred Courtney, Sophia Yarnall Jacobs, David Jones, Farrell Jones, Andrew Norman, Adelaide Schulkind, Hugh Smythe, Hope Stevens, Catherine Raymond, and James Robinson. [Note: Neto is presumable Agostinho Neto of the MPLA and Stevenson is presumable Adlai Stevenson, U.S. Ambassador to the UN at the time.]
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa). 
Collection: Peter Weiss papers, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections