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Reference FCO 82/272
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Internal political situation in the USA; changes in US Administration; Agnew out; Ford in; Kissinger; Watergate tapes (1973)
Description Address by Senator Peter H. Dominick to the Denver Bar Association on the crisis of confidence in the leadership of the US, the Saturday night massacre of Special Prosecutor Cox and the resignation of Attorney General Richardson and Deputy Attorney General Ruckelshaus. Dominick sets out that first the vacancy of Vice President should be filled by Gerald Ford and the 25th amendment should be used to remove the President from office. Dominick calls for a complete disclosure of President Nixon's involvement in the Watergate Scandal. A monthly roundup of events in Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas, Nebraska, Detroit and Chicago. Reports from Lord Cromer. Agriculture, Watergate, the start of the Yom Kippur War; the resignation of Vice President Spiro T. Agnew, the widespread closure of petrol stations throughout the US, the nomination of Mr Ford as the new Vice President; the order to the President by the Court of Appeals to hand over all 9 of the White House Tapes to Judge Sirica; Jordan's entry into the war by way of Syria; the start of the US airlift of supplies to Israel to offset Soviet re-supply to Egypt and Syria; the reduction in oil production by the Arab oil producing States; the President's decision to surrender the tapes and his twice scheduled and twice cancelled address to the Nation; the nomination of a new Attorney General and Watergate prosecutor. Included in the document is a pamphlet titled "Nomination of Henry A. Kissinger, Hearings before the Committee on Foreign Relations United States Senate Ninety-Third Congress First Session on Nomination of Henry A. Kissinger to be Secretary of State. "
Date 1973
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America
Countries Egypt, Israel, United States, Soviet Union
Places Africa; Alaska; Argentina; Asia; Australia; Bangladesh; Brazil; Britain; Bulgaria; Cambodia; Canada; Chile; China; Cuba; Eastern Europe; Egypt; Europe; Falkland Islands; France; Geneva; Germany; Greece; Haiti; Hanoi; Hungary; Iceland; India; Indonesia; Iran; Ireland; Israel; Japan; Jordan; Korea; Laos; Latin America; Lebanon; Malta; Mediterranean; Mexico; Micronesia; Middle East; Mideast; Netherlands; Nicaragua; Nigeria; Northern Ireland; Pakistan; Poland; Rhodesia; Romania; Russia; Saudi Arabia; South Africa; South East Asia; South Vietnam; Southern Africa; Soviet Union; Spain; Suez Canal; Syria; Thailand; Turkey; United Kingdom; United States of America; Vietnam; Western Hemisphere; Yugoslavia
People Agnew, Spiro; Albert, Carl; Anderson, John B; Annenberg, Walter H; Arbatov, George; Armstrong, Willis; Barr, D G; Brezhnev, Leonid; Brimelow, Thomas; Brinegar, Claude S; Bush, George H W; Campbell, Dick; Connally, John B; Cromer, 3rd Earl of; Dean, John W III; Dominick, Peter H.; Douglas-Home, Sir Alec; Ehrlichman, John D; Ellsberg, Daniel; Ford, Gerald; Greenhill, Sir Denis; Habib, Philip; Harlow, Bryce; Hays, Wayne; Humphrey, Hubert; Hyslop, J T; Ikle, Fred C; Javits, Jacob K; Johnson, Lyndon Baines; Kissinger, Henry; Kosygin, Alexey; Laird, Melvin R; Lodge, Henry Cabot jnr; Long, Russell B; Mansfield, Mike; Mao Zedong; Meany, George; Mills, Wilbur; Mitchell, John; Newsom, David; Nixon, Richard M; Nol, Lon; Overton, Hugh; Phouma, Prince Souvanna; Reagan, Ronald; Richardson, Elliot; Rockefeller, Nelson; Rodman, Peter; Rogers, William P; Ruckelshaus, William; Rush, Kenneth; Rusk, Dean; Scott, Hugh; Sihanouk, Norodom; Sonnenfeldt, Helmut; Train, Russell; Truman, Harry S.; Winston Lord; Yost, Charles W.; Zhou Enlai
Topics Agriculture; Aid; Arab; Armed services; Arms; Balance of Payments; Black Panthers; British Embassy; Burden sharing; CIA (Central Intelligence Agency); Civil rights; Coal; Common Agricultural Policy (CAP); Common Market; Communist; Congress; Congressional Relations; Conservation; Council on Environmental Quality; Council on International Economic Policy; Crime; Defence; Democratic Party; Demonstrations; Department of Commerce; Department of Defense; Department of State; Desegregation; Detente; Dirty tricks; Disarmament; Draft; Economic policy; Economy; Education; Elections; Energy; Environment; Environmental Protection Agency; European Economic Community; European integration; European Security; Exports; Expropriation; FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation); Federal Reserve; foreign policy; Free trade; Great Powers; Gubernatorial; Health; Impeachment; Inflation; International Economic Policy; International Economic Relations; Irish Republican Army (IRA); Japanese; Law and Order; Mid-Term elections; Military appropriations; Ministry of Defence; Multiple independently targetable reentry vehicle (MIRV); Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions (MBFR); Mutual force reductions; NASA; Nixon Doctrine; North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Nuclear Weapons; Oil; organisation; Payments; Pentagon; Pentagon Papers; Plumbers; Pollution; Poverty; Presidential candidates; Presidential Primaries; Race; Recession; Refugees; Republican Party; Segregation; Senatorial; Silent majority; Socialism; State Department; State of the Union Message; Strategic Arms Limitation Treaties; Strikes; Supreme Court; Taxation; Taxes; Terrorism; The Nine; Trade; Trade Bill; Treasury; Troop withdrawal; troops; Unemployment; United Nations; United Nations General Assembly; United Nations National Security Council; United States Navy; Vice President; Vietnam War; Vietnamization; Wages; Warsaw Pact; Watergate; Welfare; White House; wire-tapping; withdrawal; World Food Conference; Year of Europe
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