M.A.C.S.A. News

by Madison Area Committee on Southern Africa
with Anne Crane
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
November 1969
5 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
The newsletter says 65 MACSA members signed a telegram to President Nixon saying “CLOSE THE U.S. CONSULATE IN RHODESIA STOP SUPPORT OF ILLEGAL SMITH REGIME.” The newsletter describes Dean Acheson’s role as an influential supporter of white supremacy and Portuguese colonialism in Southern Africa and discusses protest action against him being planned in Milwaukee. The newsletter reports MACSA has arranged through Ruth Minter to have a course on Southern Africa for the Free University at University of Wisconsin - Madison. It also reports that the South African government will not ask the consortium of U.S. banks to renew their loan agreement. The newsletter discusses the Sharpeville Massacre, Mozambique Institute, Unilateral Declaration of Independence, NATO, Committee of Returned Volunteers, World Affairs Council, Salazar, The Africa Fund, American Committee on Africa, International Defense and Aid Fund, G. Mennen Williams, Chase Manhattan Bank, and First National City Bank. Contents: SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 30TH MACSA MEETING SCHEDULED • TELEGRAM TO NIXON U.D.I. DAY NOVEMBER 11 • MILWAUKEE ANTI-ACHESON PROTEST • FREE UNIVERSITY COUSE ON SOUTHERN AFRICA • SOUTHERN AFRICA CENTERED GIFT SUGGESTIONS • MACSA has set-up the following committees • NEWS FLASH::: Pretoria, Nov. 25 • Kastenmeier House Statement on Rhodesia: “Wanted: A Rhodesia Policy” • Questionnaire for committee members
Used by permission of David Wiley and William Minter, former members of Madison Area Committee on Southern Africa.
Collection: Madison Area Committee on Southern Africa papers, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections