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  • Adair, Edwin Ross, Ambassador to Ethiopia from July 1971 to February 1974
  • Addou, Abdullahi Ahmed, Somalian Ambassador to the United States
  • Ahidjo, Ahmadou, President of Cameroon from 1960 to 1982
  • Amin, Major General Idi, President of Uganda from 1971 to 1979
  • Andom, General Aman Michael, Prime Minister of Ethiopia from September 1974 to November 1974
  • Aref, Ali Bourhan, President of the Government Council of the FTAI from 1967 to July 1976
  • Arikpo, Okoi, Nigerian Federal Commissioner for External Affairs from 1967 to 1975
  • Bah, Habib, Guinean Ambassador to the United States
  • Balancy, Guy Mauritian Ambassador to the United States
  • Bante, Teferi, First Deputy Chairman of the Ethiopian Provisional Military Government
  • Boerma, Addeke Hendrik, Director General, Food and Agricultural Organization (United Nations) from 1968 to 1975
  • Boumedienne, Houari (Mohamed Ben Brahim Boukharouba), President of Algeria; Chairman of the Non-Aligned Movement from August 1973 to August 1976
  • Brewer, William D., Ambassador to Sudan 1973
  • Brown, George S., Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force, from August 1973 to June 1974; Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from July 1974
  • Buffum, William B., Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs, 1973
  • Bula Nyati, Mandungu, Zairian Foreign Minister from 1975 to 1976
  • Burke, Yvonne Rep., (D—California); Chairperson of the Congressional Black Caucus, 1976
  • Bush, George H. W., Representative to the United Nations, February 1971 to January 1973; Head of the U.S. Liaison Office in Beijing from October 1974 to December 1975; Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, January 1976 to January 1977
  • Butler, Malcolm, member of the National Security Council Staff
  • Cabral, Amilcar, Secretary General of the African Party for the Independence of Portuguese Guinea and the Cape Verde Islands from 1956 to 1973
  • Clark, Richard (Dick) Senator, (D—Iowa) from 1973 to 1979
  • Clements, William (Bill) , Jr., Deputy Secretary of the Department of Defense from January 1973
  • Cline, Ray S., Director, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State, from October 1969
  • Cohen, Edwin S., Under Secretary of the Treasury, 1972-1973
  • Cohen, Herman J., Director, Office of Central African Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • Colby, William, Deputy Director of Operations of the Central Intelligence Agency, from March to August 1973; Director of the Central Intelligence Agency from September 4, 1973 to January 30, 1976
  • Coote, Wendell, Director, Office of Eastern and Southern African Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • Cutler, Walter, Country Director, Office of Central African Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State; thereafter Ambassador to Zaire
  • Davis, Nathaniel M., Ambassador to Chile from 1971 to 1973; Assistant Secretary for African Affairs, Department of State, from March 1975 to October 1975
  • Deng, Francis M., Sudanese Ambassador to the United States from 1974 to 1976; Minister of State for Foreign Affairs from 1976 to 1980
  • Denney, George C., Jr., Deputy Director, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • D'Estaing, Valéry Giscard, President of France from 1974 to 1981
  • DePalma, Samuel, Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs from February 1969 to June 1973
  • Desta, Negash, Ethiopian Minister of Finance
  • di-Lutete, Umba, Zairean Commissioner of State for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation from 1974 to 1975
  • Diggs, Charles Rep., Jr., (D—Michigan), Member of the Congressional Black Caucus
  • Diori, Hamani, President of Niger from November 10, 1960 to April 15, 1974
  • Eagleburger, Lawrence S., Member of the National Security Council Staff from June 1973 to February 1975; Acting Deputy Under Secretary of State for Management from February 1975 to May 1975; Under Secretary of State for Management from May 1975 to January 1977
  • Easum, Donald B., Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs from 1974 to 1975; Ambassador to Nigeria from 1975 to 1979
  • Ekangaki, Nzo, Secretary General of the Organization of African Unity from 1972 to 1974
  • Eliot, Theodore L., Jr., Special Assistant to the Secretary and Executive Secretary of the Department of State from August 1969 to September 1973
  • Ellerkmann, Richard, West German Ambassador to Uganda from 1974 to 1977
  • Ellsworth, Robert, Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs from June 1974 to December 1975; Deputy Secretary of the Department of Defense from December 1975 to January 1977
  • Endalkachew, Makonnen, Prime Minister of Ethiopia from February 1974 to July 1974
  • Ferguson, Clarence Clyde, Jr., Special Coordinator on Relief to Victims of the Nigerian Civil War from February 1969 to June 1970; Ambassador to Uganda from June 1970 until July 1972; Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs from August 1972 to October 1973
  • Foccart, Jacques, French Secretary General for African and Malagasy Affairs
  • Ford, Gerald R., Republican Congressman from Michigan from 1963 to 1973; House Minority Leader from1965 to 1973, Vice President of the United States from October 13, 1973 to August 8, 1974, President of the United States from August 9, 1974 to January 20, 1977
  • Freeman, Rear Admiral Mason, USN, Vice Director, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Freymond, Jacques, Vice President of the International Committee of the Red Cross from April 1969
  • Froehlke, Robert F., Assistant Secretary of Defense for Administration from January 1969 to June 1971; Secretary of the Army from July 1971 to May 1973
  • Garba, John, Kenyan Ambassador to the United States
  • Garba, Major General Joseph Nanven, Nigerian Federal Commissioner for External Affairs from 1975 to 1978
  • Gowon, General Yakubu (Jack), Chairman of the Supreme Military Council of Nigeria from July 1966 to July 28, 1975
  • Granger, Clinton E., member of the National Security Council Staff from August 1974 to September 1976
  • Habib, Philip C., Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs from September 1974 to June 1976; Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, Department of State, from June 1976 to January 1977
  • Habte-Wold, Tsehafi Ta'izaz Aklilu, Prime Minister of Ethiopia from April 1961 to March 1, 1974
  • Hadsel, Fred Latimer, Ambassador to Somalia from June 1969 to July 1971; Ambassador to Ghana from September 1971 to July 1974
  • Haig, General Alexander M., Jr., Senior Military Assistant to the Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs from January 1969 to June 1970; Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs from June 1970 to January 1973; thereafter, Army Vice Chief of Staff
  • Haile, Selassie I, Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to September 12, 1974
  • Hannah, John A., Administrator, Agency for International Development from April 1969 to October 1973
  • Harlow, Bryce N., Assistant to the President from January 1969 to January 1970; Counselor to the President from January 1970 to 1974
  • Harrison, Roger, member of the National Security Council Staff from 1974 to 1976
  • Hinton, Deane R., Ambassador to Zaire from 1974 to 1975
  • Horan, Harold, member of the National Security Council Staff from 1973 to 1976
  • Hormats, Robert T., member of the National Security Council Staff from 1969 to 1977
  • Houphouët-Boigny, Félix, President of Côte d'Ivoir (Ivory Coast) from 1960 to 1993
  • Hummel, Arthur, Jr., Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State, from 1971 to January 1975; Ambassador to Ethiopia from February 1975 to July 1976; Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State, from August 1976 to January 1977
  • Humphrey, Hubert H., Democrat Senator from Minnesota from 1949 to 1964; Vice President of the United States from 1964-1968; Democrat Senator from Minnesota from 1971 to 1979
  • Hyland, William G., Director of the Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State from January 1974 to November 1975; President's Deputy Assistant for National Security Affairs from 1975 to 1976
  • Ingersoll, Robert, S., Ambassador to Japan from 1972 to 1973; Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State, from 1973 to 1974; Deputy Secretary of State from July 1974 to March 1976
  • Inouye, Daniel K., Democrat Senator from Hawaii from 1963 to Present
  • Irwin, John N., II, Under Secretary of State from September 1970 to July 1972; Deputy Secretary of State from July 1972 to February 1973
  • Iyalla, Joseph T. F., Nigerian Ambassador to the United States from March 1968 to April, 1972; Permanent Secretary, Nigerian Ministry of External Affairs from May 1972, Acting Foreign Minister from
  • Jenkins, Kempton, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State
  • Kaunda, Kenneth David, President of Zambia; Chairman of the Non-Aligned Movement from 1970 to 1973
  • Kennedy, Col. Richard T., Deputy Assistant to the President for NSC Planning, 1973-1975
  • Kenyatta, Jomo, President of Kenya from 1964 to 1978
  • Kissinger, Henry A., President's Assistant for National Security Affairs from January 1969 to October 1973; Secretary of State from October 1973 to January 1977
  • Labidi, Abdelwahab, President of African Development Bank from September 1970 to May 1976
  • Lamizana, Sangoulé, President of Upper Volta (Burkina Faso), Prime Minister from 1974 to 1978
  • Leigh, Monroe, Legal Advisor, Department of State from 1975 to January 1977
  • Loomis, Henry, Deputy Director, United States Information Agency until January 1973
  • Lord, Winston, member of the National Security Council Staff from 1971 to 1973; Director, Policy Planning Staff, Department of State from October 1973 to January 1977
  • Loughran, John L., Ambassador to Somalia from 1975
  • Lynn, James T., Director of the Office of Management and Budget from 1975 to 1977
  • Marshall, Anthony D., Ambassador to Kenya from 1973 to; Ambassador to Seychelles, 1976
  • McNamara, Robert S., Secretary of Defense from 1961 to 1967; President of the IRBD (World Bank) from1968 to 1981
  • Melady, Thomas Patrick, Ambassador to Burundi from January 1970 to May 1972; Ambassador to Uganda from July 1972 to February 1973
  • Melbourne, Roy M., Country Director for West Africa, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State, from June 1966
  • Mengistu, Haile Mariam, Chairman of the EPMG
  • Mobutu, Lieutenant , General Sese Seko (born Joseph-Désiré Mobutu), President of the Republic of the Congo (Zaire) and Minister of Defense from 1965 to 1997
  • Mohammed, General Murtala, Nigerian Commissioner (Minister) of Communications from July 1973 to July 1975; Nigerian Head of State from July 28, 1975 to February 13, 1976
  • Moi, Daniel arap, Vice President of Kenya from 1967 to 1978; President of Kenya from 1978 to 2002
  • Mulcahy, Edward W., Ambassador to Chad 1972 to 1974; Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs from 1974 to 1976
  • Ndabaniwe, Burundi Ambassador to the United States
  • Neto, António Agostinho, President of Angola from 1975 to 1979
  • Newsom, David D., Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs from July 1969 to January 1974
  • Nimeiry, Jaafar (Gaafar Muhammad an-Nimeiry),President of Sudan from 1969 to 1985
  • Nixon, Richard M., President of the United States from January 20, 1969 to August 9, 1974
  • Njoku, Eni, Biafran delegate at peace talks and a senior emissary
  • Nkomo, Joshua, Zimbabwean leader of the Zimbabwe African People's Union (ZAPU)
  • Nyerere, Julius K., President of Tanzania from 1964 to 1985
  • Obasanjo, Lt. General Olusegun, Nigerian Head of State from February 13, 1976 to October 1, 1979
  • Obote, Apollo Milton, President of Uganda from 1966 to 1971
  • Onu, Peter, Acting Secretary General of the Organization of African Unity
  • Oris, Juma, Ugandan Foreign Minister
  • Parker, Daniel, Administrator of Agency for International Development from 1973
  • Passman, Otto E., Democrat Congressman from Louisiana from 1947 to 1977
  • Patricio, Rui Manuel, Portuguese Foreign Minister from 1970 to 1974
  • Peal, Edward, Liberian Ambassador to the United States
  • Pickering, Thomas R., Special Assistant to the Secretary and Executive Secretary of the Department of State from 1973 to 1974
  • Porter, William J., Under Secretary of Political Affairs of the Department of State from 1973 to 1974
  • Quarm, Samuel, GhanianAmbassador to the United States
  • Ramathan, Moustapha, Ugandan Minister of Cooperatives and Marketing
  • Rangel, Charles B., Democrat Congressman from New York; Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus from 1974 to 1975
  • Reinhardt, John E., Ambassador to Nigeria from 1971 to 1975; Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs, Department of State, from 1975 to 1977; Director, United States Information Agency From 1977 to 1980
  • Richardson, Elliot L., Under Secretary of State from January 1969 to June 1970; Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare from June 1970 to January 1973; Secretary of Defense from January to May 1973; Attorney General from May to October 1973
  • Roberto, Holden, Head of the Front National de Libération de l'Angola (National Front for the Liberation of Angola, or FNLA)
  • Robinson, Charles W., Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs from 1974 to 1976; Deputy Secretary of State from 1976 to January 1977
  • Rockwell, Brigadier Gen. James N., Team Chief, Military Technical Advisory Team (Zaire)
  • Rodman, Peter, member, National Security Council Staff from 1969 to 1977
  • Rogers, William P., Secretary of State from January 1969 to September 1973
  • Rondon, Fernando E., member, National Security Council Staff from 1970 to 1973
  • Ross, Claude G., Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs from August 1972
  • Rumsfeld, Donald R., Assistant to President Ford to October 1975; Secretary of Defense from October 1975 to January 1977
  • Rush, Kenneth, Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany from July 1969 to February 1972; Deputy Secretary of Defense from February 1972 to January 1973, Deputy Secretary of State from January 1973 to May 1974; Ambassador to France from 1974 to
  • Rwema, Bisengimana Barthélemy, Advisor to Zairian President Mobutu
  • Saunders, Harold H., member, National Security Council Staff from 1961 to 1974; Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs from 1975 to 1977
  • Sauvagnargues, Jean, French Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1974 to 1976
  • Savimbi, Jonas M., leader of the Angolan national liberation movement UNITA
  • Scali, John, U. S. Representative to the United Nations from 1973 to 1975
  • Schaufele, William E., Jr., Ambassador to Upper Volta (Burkina Faso) from October 1969 to July 1971, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs from 1975 to 1977
  • Schlesinger, James R., Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission from August 1971 to February 1973; Director of Central Intelligence from February to July 1973; Secretary of Defense from July 1973 to October 1975
  • Scowcroft, General Brent, President's Deputy Assistant for National Security Affairs from May 1973 to October 1975; President's Assistant for National Security Affairs from October 1975 to January 1977
  • Senghor, Léopold Sédar, President of Senegal from 1960 to 1980
  • Siad Barre, Mohamed, President of Somalia, President of the OAU 1973-74
  • Simon, William E., DeputySecretary of the Treasury from December 1972; Secretary of the Treasury from May 1974 to January 1977
  • Sisco, Joseph J., Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern and South Asia Affairs, Department of State, from January 1969 to January 1974; Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, Department of State, from February 1974 to June 1976
  • Smith, Ian Douglas, Prime Minister of Rhodesia from 1965 to 1979
  • Smith, Robert Powell, Officer in Charge of Nigerian Affairs from July 1966
  • Smith, Robert S., Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs from December 1969 to February 1973
  • Soares, Mário, PortugueseForeign Minister from April 1974 to 1975; Prime Minister from July 1976 to August 1978
  • Sonnenfeldt, Helmut, member of the National Security Council Staff from January 1969
  • Spain, James W., Ambassador to Tanzania 1976 to January 1974; Counselor of the Department of State from January 1974 to January 1977
  • Spiers, Ronald I., Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Politico-Military Affairs from August to September 1969; Director, Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs from September 1969 to August 1973
  • Spinola, General António de, head of the Portuguese Movimento das Forças Armadas; Interim President of Portuguese Provisional Government from May 1974 to September 1975
  • Springsteen, George S., Jr., Special Assistant to the Secretary and Executive Secretary of the Department of State from January 1974 to July 1976
  • Tombalbaye, François (Ngarta), President of Chad from 1960 to April 13, 1975; Prime Minister from 1959 to April 13, 1975
  • Tshombe, Moise, Leader of the Katanga (Zaire) separatist movement to 1969
  • Touré, Ahmed Sékou, President of Guinea from 1958 to 1984
  • Vance, Sheldon B., Ambassador to Chad from 1967 to 1969; Ambassador to Zaire from 1969 to 1974
  • Vest, George S., Director, Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs, Department of State from April 1974 to January 1977
  • Waiyaki, Munyua, Foreign Minister of Kenya from 1974 to 1979
  • Waldheim, Kurt, Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1972 to 1981
  • Walker, Lannon, Chargé d'Affaires in the Embassy in Uganda
  • Walters, Lieutenant General Vernon A., Deputy Director of Central Intelligence from May 1972 to July 1976
  • Williams, Maurice J., Deputy Administrator of the Agency for International Development, Special Coordinator for American Assistance to the West African Drought Disaster
  • Wodajo, Kifle, Ethiopian Ambassador to the United States from 1974 to 1977
  • Wyman, Parker D., Chargé d'Affaires in the Embassy in Ethiopia
  • Yost, Robert Lloyd, Ambassador to Burundi from August 1972 to May 1974