Minutes of Executive Board Meeting December 6, 1960

by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
Undated, sometime after December 6, 1960 and before the next Executive Board meeting in 1961
2 pages
Contents: Attendance • III. George Houser • III. Chuck Stone • IV. Algeria • V. Congo • VI. G. Mennen Williams • VII. Portugal • VIII. Policy and Program • IX. Budget • The minutes mention Houser’s trip to Africa (including Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe (aka Zik), Lagos, Leopoldville, Lagos, Tanganyika African National Union (TANU), Pan-African Freedom Movement of East and Central Africa (PAFMECA), Union of Populations of Angola, United National Independence Party, South African United Front, an international conference of non-governmental agencies on South Africa, the problem of refugees, South West Africa, Southern Rhodesia, underground railway, Dar es Salaam, student and political refugees, and the Congo), Roger Baldwin, Peter Weiss, C. Summer Stone (becoming managing editor of Washington edition of the Afro-American), ACOA's statement on Algeria, Ambassador Wadsworth, the Secretary of State, safekeeping of Patrice Lumumba, imprisoned political leaders, President Eisenhower, President-elect Kennedy, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, African delegations, the Security Council, ACOA focus on parts of Africa that are not yet independent, a policy statement on Algeria, colonial domination, Defense and Aid, literature, speakers programs, special events, Harold Isaacs, Cleveland Robinson, Hugh Smythe, Dale Harrison, Adelaide Schulkind, Elizabeth Landis, Lewis Carliner, Victor Reuther, Joseph Jablow, John Murra, Frank Montero, William Scheinman, Nelson Bengston, Barbara Harrison, and Catherine Raymond.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa). 
Collection: Peter Weiss papers, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections