In Memory of Walter Sisulu (1912-2003)
by George M. Houser
New York, New York, United States
May 22, 2003
This speech was made at memorial service for Walter Sisulu held at Canaan Baptist Church of Christ in Harlem. This document is based on the text provided by George Houser. George M. Houser was a founder of the American Committee on Africa and served as it executive Director from 1954 until 1981. He had a long acquaintance with Walter Sisulu going back to 1952. Sisulu played a leading role in South Africa’s freedom struggle as a leader of the African National Congress (ANC). Sisulu was sentenced with Nelson Mandela to life imprisonment.
Used by permission of George M. Houser.