Africanists' Guide to the 91st Congress
by Gary Gappert, American Committee on Africa
Washington, DC, United States
Undated, about May to mid-1969?
American Committee on Africa
The guide provides an outline of Congress relevant to African issues and a discussion of how people can attempt to influence U.S. policy towards Africa. The newsletter says ten Congressmen have maintained an interest in Africa: Benjamin Rosenthal (D-N.Y.); Donald Fraser (D-Minn.); Charles Diggs, Jr. (D-Mich.); John Culver (D-Iowa); Jonathan Bingham (D-N.Y.); Allard Lowenstein (D-N.Y.); Ogden Reid (R-N.Y.); F. Bradford Morse (R-Mass.); Robert N.C. Nix (D-Pa.); and John Brademas (D-Ind.). Contents: Introduction • Procedures • The Main Purpose Today • Some Home Truths About Africa and Washington • Where It's At 1. Congressional Record Presentations 2. Co-sponsors of Bingham-Kennedy Amendment to Revoke South African Sugar Quota 3. Request to Continue Ban on U.S. Naval Stops in South Africa 4. 1967 Rhodesian Sanctions Resolution 5. Black Congressmen 6. Congressional Districts with At Least 5% Black Population in 1960 7. Southern Congressmen With Above 50% ADA Quotient 8. Nigerian/Biafran Relief • VI. The House of Representatives 1. The Catalytic Ten 2. The Committed 39 3. The Concerned 18 4. The Conscienable • VII. The Senate 1. The Activists 2. Supporters of African Initiatives 3. Potential Supporters of South African Initiatives 4. Cautious Liberal Center 5. Moderate Conservative Center 6. Conservative Moderates 7. Right-Wing Advocates • VIII. House Committees
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Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Africa Action Archive