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Reference FCO 82/43
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Newsletters from Lord Cromer, British ambassador in USA (Folder 1) (1971)
Description Press clippings and monthly reports sent back to London by the British ambassador, Lord Cromer, and before him, John Freeman. These focus on the US Congress and control of Foreign Policy, President Nixon's press conference on foreign policy issues, the Vietnam War, the My Lai massacre, Geoffrey Rippon's visit, international trade, the US economy, constitutional rights, Democratic presidential candidates for 1972, Gallup opinion polls, US State Department, Rolls Royce and RB211, the environment, health measures, the draft, press attacks on the Nixon administration, Laos, Cambodia, youth policies, President Nixon's image, visit to the US by Prime Minister Edward Heath, appointment of John B Connally as US Secretary to the Treasury, welfare reform, the Supreme Court and the Electoral vote for 18 year olds, the conglomerate Trade/Social Security/Family Assistance Bill, as well as a review of Nixon's performance and future prospects for British interests in the US. US/UK relations.
Date 1971
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America
Countries Cambodia, United States, United Kingdom
Places Alaska; Asia; Cambodia; China; Cuba; Europe; Greece; Hanoi; Israel; Laos; Latin America; Middle East; Mideast; Okinawa; South Vietnam; Soviet Union; Thailand; Turkey; United States of America; Vietnam
People Albert, Carl; Cromer, 3rd Earl of; Elliott, Anthony; Gilbert , Carl J; Greenhill, Sir Denis; Kennedy, David Matthew; Kennedy, Edward Moore; Meany, George; Mills, Wilbur; Peterson, Peter George; Phouma, Prince Souvanna; Rippon, Geoffrey; Ziegler, Ronald
Topics Aid; Arab; Armed services; Arms; Balance of Payments; British Embassy; Civil rights; Coal; Communist; Concorde; Congress; Council of Economic Advisers; Defence; Demonstrations; Department of State; Desegregation; Draft; Economic policy; Economy; Education; Elections; Environment; Environmental Protection Agency; Exports; FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation); Federal Reserve; foreign policy; Health; Impeachment; Inflation; Isolationism; Japanese; Levies; Mid-Term elections; Oil; organisation; Payments; Pentagon; Pollution; Presidential candidates; Price controls; Protectionism; Protectionist; State Department; State of the Union Message; Strikes; Supreme Court; Tariffs; Textiles; Trade; Trade Bill; Trade policy; Treasury; Troop withdrawal; troops; Unemployment; United Nations; United Nations National Security Council; Vice President; Vietnam War; Vietnamization; Voting age; Wages; Welfare; White House; withdrawal
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