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Reference FCO 82/413
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Internal political situation in USA (Watergate) (1974)
Description Biography of Vice-President Gerald R Ford including personal history, political philosophy, foreign affairs, the United Nations and Foreign Aid, the Soviet Union, China, Indo-China, Energy, the Middle East, NATO, Trade Reform Bill, Performance as Vice President and future of becoming President. Watergate and the ruling of the Supreme Court who voted unanimously that the President must hand over the tape recordings and documents requested by the Watergate Special Prosecutor. A sizeable majority in the Judiciary Committee are now in favour of impeachment which now seem a foregone conclusion as the majority means that those in favour of impeachment has crossed party lines.
Date 1974
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America
Countries China, Soviet Union
Places Argentina; Asia; Britain; Cambodia; Canada; Chequers; Chile; China; Cyprus; Egypt; Europe; France; Geneva; Germany; Greece; Hanoi; India; Ireland; Israel; Italy; Jamaica; Japan; Jordan; Korea; Laos; Latin America; Lebanon; Mexico; Middle East; Mideast; Netherlands; Northern Ireland; Rhodesia; Russia; Saudi Arabia; South East Asia; South Vietnam; Soviet Union; Sudan; Syria; Turkey; United Kingdom; United States of America; Vietnam; Yugoslavia
People Askew, Reubin; Bentsen, Lloyd D; Brezhnev, Leonid; Brimelow, Thomas; Burger, Warren Earl; Callaghan, James; Carter, Jimmy; Connally, John B; Cromer, 3rd Earl of; Daley, Richard; Dean, John W III; Douglas-Home, Sir Alec; Ehrlichman, John D; Flanigan, Peter; Ford, Gerald; Fox, Roy; Goodell, Charles; Haldeman, H R; Ho Chi Minh; Jackson, Henry; Johnson, Lyndon Baines; Kalmbach, Herbert; Kennedy, Edward Moore; Kennedy, Robert F; Kissinger, Henry; Laird, Melvin R; Long, Russell B; Mao Zedong; McGovern, George; Mitchell, John; Mondale, Walter (Fritz); Nixon, Richard M; Ramsbotham, Sir Peter; Reston, Scotty; Richardson, Elliot; Rumsfeld, Donald; Russell, Mark; Sadat, Muhammad Anwar Al; Scott, Hugh; Stein, Herbert; Young, Andrew
Topics Agriculture; Aid; Arab; Armed services; Arms; Balance of Payments; British Embassy; CIA (Central Intelligence Agency); Civil rights; Committee to Re-elect the President (CREEP); Communist; Congress; Crime; Defence; Democratic Party; Demonstrations; Department of State; Desegregation; Detente; Draft; Economic policy; Economy; Education; Elections; Energy; Environment; FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation); foreign policy; General Motors; Gubernatorial; Health; Home Office; Impeachment; Inflation; International Economic Policy; International Economic Relations; Irish Republican Army (IRA); Japanese; Mid-Term elections; Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions (MBFR); North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Nuclear Weapons; Oil; organisation; Paris Peace Talks; Payments; Plumbers; Poverty; Presidential candidates; Protectionist; Race; Recession; Refugees; Republican Party; Senatorial; State Department; Strategic Arms Limitation Treaties; Strikes; Supreme Court; Tariffs; Taxation; Taxes; Terrorism; The Nine; Trade; Trade Bill; Trade policy; Trade Reform Bill; Trade unions; Treasury; troops; Unemployment; United Nations; United Nations National Security Council; United States Navy; Urban Affairs; Vice President; Vietnamization; Wages; Warsaw Pact; Watergate; Welfare; White House; wire-tapping; withdrawal; Year of Europe
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