1963 REPORT

(January 1, 1963 through December 31, 1963)
by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
1964
6 pages
Contents: 1963 • (1) PROGRAM AND PROJECTS • Action Against Apartheid •  Africa Defense and Aid Fund • Emergency Relief to Angola (ERA) • ACOA at the United Nations • (2) PUBLIC INFORMATION AND EDUCATION • Africa Today • Literature Distribution • Other Means of Mass Communication • African Freedom Day • (3) MEMBERSHIP AND FINANCE • (4) ADMINISTRATION AND GENERAL • IN CONCLUSION • The report says 1963 marked the tenth anniversary of the American Committee on Africa (ACOA). The report says that, despite a massive Portuguese publicity campaign in the United States to discredit ACOA, new members and donors swelled. The reports discusses Albert John Lutuli, Martin Luther King, the Special Committee on Apartheid, George Houser, an embargo on American trade with South Africa, American investment, the picketing of a South African ship at the Brooklyn dock, Longshoremen, the South African Consulate, a demonstration,, anti-apartheid groups, legal defense, refugee aid, prominent clergymen, Portuguese Guinea, Southern Rhodesia, Swaziland, Dr. F. Ian Gilchrist, the Congo-Angolan border, fund-raising efforts, Leopoldville, South West Africa, the British High Commission Territories, the U.S. Mission to the UN, Holden Roberto, Carlos GonÒ«alves, David Mabunda, Nana Mahomo, Patrick Duncan, Oliver Tambo, Marcus Kooper, Jacob Kuhangua, Michael Scott, Joshua Nkomo, Ndabanungi Sithole, Peter Weiss, Kenneth Kaunda, Julius Nyerere, Tom Mboya, the Addis Ababa conference, the Clay Report, radio, television, Africa Freedom Day, Kalulu of Norther Rhodesia, Chiume of Nyasaland, Kozonguisi of South West Africa, Eduardo Mondlane, the National Committee, the Executive Board, Van Wyck Brooks, Frank Montero, Peter Weiss, William X. Scheinman, the Kenyan Independence celebration in Nairobi, scholarships, Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, Mary-Louise Hooper, George M. Houser, James R. Robinson, Collins Gonze, and political independence. [Note: Lutuli is an alternative spelling of Luthuli. Kalulu is presumably Solomon Kalulu. Chiume is presumably Kanyama Chiume. Kozonguisi maybe Fanuel Kozonguizi. 
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Peter Weiss (Africa collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections