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Reference FCO 82/326
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Representation at memorial service for former US President Harry Truman who died on 26 December 1972 (1973)
Description Sir Alec Douglas-Home despatch concerning his attendance of the Memorial Service for the late Harry S. Truman, 33rd President of the United States. The Lord Chancellor represented Her Majesty's Government. Vice-President Spiro Agnew represented the US Government. Document includes proclamation by the President of the US to the people of the US announcing the death of Harry S Truman. Also included are statements by President Nixon and Secretary of State William P. Rogers and a message of Condolence from British Prime Minister Edward Heath to President Nixon.
Date 1973
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America
Countries United States, United Kingdom
Places Asia; Britain; Europe; Greece; Korea; Turkey; United Kingdom; United States of America
People Cromer, 3rd Earl of; Douglas-Home, Sir Alec; Heath, Edward; Nixon, Richard M; Rogers, William P; Smoak, Marion; Truman, Harry S.
Topics Aid; British Embassy; Congress; Department of State; Draft; foreign policy; North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); organisation; State Department; United Nations; Vice President; White House
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