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Reference FCO 7/1850
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Despatch giving account of Minister of Technology's visit (1970)
Description The Minister of Technology's visit the USA, April 1970 includes his personal report, a programme of his visit and notes of meetings held. The object of the visit was to have talks with US Government and Agency Officials in Washington and to travel to California, Chicago and New York to meet with various leaders of the business community; and to go to two Universities. The paper discusses the developing nature of Anglo-American relations in industry and technology, relations between Western Europe and the US, relations between the West and Communist Countries, relations between the West and developing countries, Anglo-American exchange of experience, the state of the US economy, higher education, techno-industrial policy for the UN. The Minister of Technology visited the State Department, Executive Office of the President, Council on Environmental Quality, Department of Defense, Department of Commerce, Atomic Energy Commission, Department of Transportation, Department of the Interior, Lockheed, and the Northwestern University.
Date 1970
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America
Countries United Kingdom, United States
Places Asia; Britain; Bulgaria; Canada; China; Eastern Europe; Europe; France; Germany; Hungary; India; Ireland; Irish Republic; Japan; Latin America; Middle East; New Zealand; Northern Ireland; Poland; Rhodesia; Russia; South East Asia; Soviet Union; United Kingdom; United States of America; Yugoslavia
People Freeman, John; Hillenbrand, Martin J; Jamieson, K D; Packard, David; Samuels, Nathaniel; Stans, Maurice; Stewart, Michael; Symington, James; Train, Russell; Volpe, John
Topics Aid; Atomic Energy Commission; Balance of Payments; Bank of England; British Embassy; Centrifuge Project; Coal; Common Market; Communist; Concorde; Congress; Council on Environmental Quality; Defence; Demonstrations; Department of Commerce; Department of Defense; Department of State; Department of the Interior; Department of Transportation; Draft; Economic policy; Economy; Education; Elections; Energy; Environment; European integration; Exports; foreign policy; General Motors; Health; Inflation; Intelsat; Japanese; Lockheed; NASA; Oil; organisation; Payments; Pentagon; Pollution; Recession; Shipping; State Department; Tariffs; Taxes; Textiles; The Nine; Trade; Trade policy; Trade unions; Treasury; Troop withdrawal; Vice President; Welfare; withdrawal
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