Contents: MACSA CALENDAR • DECISIONS ON MACSA'S STRUCTURE • NATIONAL WORKING CONFERENCE TO BE HELD IN MADISON • MACSA AT A GLANCE • SUMMARY OF MACSA'S RECENT ACTIVITIES IN PREPARATION FOR OCTOBER CONFERENCE • MACSA NEEDS BEDS (and floor sleeping space) • SOUTH AFRICA -- THE OUTLAW NATION by Clarence Kailin • A COMMENT ON SOUTH AFRICA AND THE UNITED NATIONS by David Wiley • The Battle for Angola • IS SOUTHERN AFRICA WISCONSIN'S BUSINESS? By Henry Butcher • Repression in South Africa Growing • HOW TSUMEB CORPORATION, LIMITED DEVELOPS ITS BLACK POWER: A Glimpse of Some of the Grass-roots Aspects of TLC's Namibian Operations by our Namibian Correspondent • The newsletter says Madison will be playing host in October to a nationwide working conference on Southern Africa; the meeting, billed as a work session, will be held in the Memorial Union over the Columbus Day weekend, October 11, 12, and 13th; groups with Southern Africa as their central focus from all over the United States and Canada have been invited to send delegates. The newsletter discusses the Congress of African People (CAP), the Washington Office on Africa (WOA), the Southern Africa Libation Committee (SALC), the Chicago Committee for the Liberation of Angola, Mozambique and Guinea-Bissau (CCLAMG), the Portuguese coup, Marylee Wiley, John Hunter, Meg Skinner, Jeff Engler, Allan Cooper, Wendy Simmons, Nancy Klatt, Zinta Konrad, Steve Swift, Steve Vogel, Wandile Kuse, Jeff Engler, Clement Zablocki, the Byrd Amendment, Sharpeville, Africa Freedom Day, CWB, NATO, the African Students Union, representatives of liberation movements, Lester Kinsolving, the WCC (World Council of Churches), Johnson Wax, Parker Pen, the Southern Africa Committee (SAC), Namibia: A Trust Betrayed, IBM (International Business Machines), Is Southern Africa Wisconsin's Business, Israel and South Africa, ACOA (American Committee on Africa), Sheri Straseski, the Lutheran Campus Center, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the UN Human Rights Commission, apartheid, Zaire, Kissinger policy (Henry Kissinger), the People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), Agostinho Neto, the Front for the Liberation of Cabinda (FLEC), President Mobutu, the Congo, Patrice Lumumba, Katanga, the National Front for the Liberation of Angola (FNLA), Holden Roberto, imperialist designs, the African Studier Program of the University of Wisconsin, American investment in supporting the white regimes, Clark Oil, Allis-Chalmers, S.C. Johnson, Cutler-Hammer, Kimberly Clark, banks, Mobil Oil, General Motors (GM), Newmont Mining, American Metal Climax (Amax), Mr. van Dyk, the Consolidated Diamond Mines, South African gold mines, the Matchless and Kombat Mines, and the non-profit Bureau of Literature and Literacy.
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