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Reference FCO 7/1423
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title US Administration and Vice President's attack on the media (1969)
Description Spiro T. Agnew's criticism of television networks. Caspar W. Weinberger expected to head up Federal Trade Commission. John Reese Stevenson appointed as State Department's new legal adviser. His address to the International Law seminar for Government Legal Officers at Harvard Law School, 15 July 1969. Nixon intervenes to cancel the appearance of his Secretary for Health, Education and Welfare, Robert H Finch, at the 22nd World Health Assembly in Boston on 8 July 1969, because of differences over the new Medicare programmes. Dr Roger Egeberg, Assistant Secretary designate for Health and Scientific Affairs attends instead. Press reaction.
Date 1969
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America
Countries United States
Places Africa; China; India; Indonesia; Ireland; Kuwait; Lebanon; Mediterranean; Nigeria; Soviet Union; Sudan; United Kingdom; United States of America; Vietnam
People Egeberg, Roger; Finch, Robert H; Stevenson, John Reese; Weinberger, Caspar W; Ziegler, Ronald
Topics Agriculture; Arab; British Embassy; Civil rights; Demonstrations; Department of State; Desegregation; Draft; Education; Exports; Federal Trade Commission; Health; organisation; Refugees; Republican Party; Segregation; Silent majority; State Department; Supreme Court; Trade; United Nations; Vice President; Welfare; White House
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