The Present Situation in Angola

by Malcolm McVeigh, American Committee on Africa
with George M. Houser
New York, New York, United States
July 12, 1961
Publisher: American Committee on Africa
7 pages
Type: Mailing
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Cover letter and statement made at a press conference sponsored by the Methodist Board of Missions by Malcolm McVeigh, a missionary who has just returned from Angola after four years. McVeigh says political movements for Angolan independence have been at work both inside and outside Angola since the Korean War. The two main groups presently at work are the MPLA, led by Mario Andrade, and the UPA, led by Holden Roberto. • I. Portuguese Presuppositions • II. Underlying Causes of the Present Situation • III. Events in Angola since January • IV. The Place of the Methodist Church in the Events • V. Observations Concerning the Present Situation • VI. What About the Future
Used by permission Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: George M. Houser Africa collection, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections