Legislative Update on S. 1868 and H.R. 8005 to Restore Sanctions
by Ted Lockwood, Christine Root, Washington Office on Africa
Washington, DC, United States
September 28, 1973
Washington Office on Africa
This Action Alert mailing notes that pressure for early Senate vote on S. 1868 is now vital, House hearings to begin on October 5, and personal visits to members of Congress needed. S. 1868 was favorable reported out by unanimous vote of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on September 18th following hearings on September 6th. Congressmen Diggs and Fraser have scheduled a joint hearing on H.R. 8005 for Friday, October 5. The mailing includes Co-Sponsors of H.R. 8005 on Rhodesian Sanctions and Co-Sponsors of Senate Bill S. 1868 on Rhodesian Sanctions. The mailing discusses Senators Humphrey and McGee, Senator Mansfield, The Hon. Michael J. Mansfield, Taft and Saxbe (Ohio), Griffin (Mich.), Roth (Del.), Beall (Md.), Pearson (Kans.), Hollings (S.C.), Cook and Huddleston (Ky.), Nunn and Talmadge (Ga.), Schweiker of Pennsylvania, Henry Kissinger, the Byrd Amendment, Rep. John Buchanan, Anthony Mazzochi of the Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers, Assistant Secretary of State Willis C. Armstrong, E. F. Andrews of the stainless steel industry, and Fredrick B. O'Mare of Union Cardide. • Pressure for early Senate vote on S. 1868 is now vital. • House hearings to be on October 5. • Personal visits to members of Congress needed. Key votes listed.
Used by permission of the Washington Office on Africa.
Collection: Brenda Randolph Africa archive, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections