Executive Board Meeting MINUTES

by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
Undated, sometime after November 13, 1961 and before the next Executive Board meeting
3 pages
Type: Meeting Minutes
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Contents: Attendance • 2. Staff report • 3. Projects • a) Angola commission • b) Angola statement and pamphlet • c) South Africa sanctions pamphlet • e) Speakers and Michael Scott • f) Visitors program • 4. Program and budget for 1962 • a) Declaration on South Africa • b) Africa Freedom Day • c) Conference of Negro leaders • d) Regional conferences • e) Speakers • f) Defense and Aid Fund • 6.  David Jones nominated for Steering Committee • 7. Internal developments in African States and ACOA policy • 8. Congo • The minutes mention Frank Montero, Dr. Jadwat, Public Law 555, Peter Weiss, the Sub-Commission on Angola, the military situation in Angola, debate on Angola in the Plenary Session at the UN, Malcolm McVeigh, Robert Young's pictures, an expose by Dan Friedenburg for AFRICA TODAY of Selvage and Lee (public relations firm hired by the Portuguese government), George Houser, letter to the editor of the READER'S DIGEST, Thomas Birkenhead, Hazel Gray, Donald Harrington, Peter Weiss, Nelson Bengston, anniversary of Sharpeville, a poster walk, an all-night vigil, James Robinson, Jomo Kenyatta, the Declaration of Action, US policy and the Afro-American community and Africa, political refugees in Dar es Salaam, police action, Katanga, the cold war, Daniel J. Bernstein, Winifred Courtney, Joseph Jablow, Sophia Yarnall Jacobs, David Jones, Farrell Jones, John V. Murra, Adelaide Schulkind, Hugh Smythe, Hope Stevens, Collin Gonze, Catherine Raymond, James Robinson, and Deborah Kallen.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa). 
Collection: Peter Weiss papers, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections