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Reference FCO 82/87
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Census of USA, 1970 (1971)
Description Comments on the US Census: deterioration of housing situation, population growth rate continuing to increase, racial breakdown of population statistics, increase in proportion of African-Americans, political redrawing of Congressional districts and advantages for Republican Party. Greatest population increases in the suburbs and in the West and South. Inner city problems.
Date 1971
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America
Countries United States
Places United Kingdom; United States of America
People Douglas-Home, Sir Alec
Topics British Embassy; Census; Congress; Elections; Environment; Mid-Term elections; Payments; Pollution; Supreme Court; Treasury
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