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Reference FCO 7/1804
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Valedictory despatch by J I McGhie (British Consul General in Seattle) from Seattle plus situation report from Washington DC; Internal situation in USA (1970)
Description Report on the President Nixon's visit to Chicago and his visits to the Chicago Sun-Times and the Chicago Daily News where Kenneth McArdle, Associate Editor of the Chicago Daily News made the observation that the President had impressed his audience with his grasp of international and national affairs. Nixon also warned not to underestimate the British. Memorandum to the President by counsellor to the President Daniel Moynihan on race. Report by the Janeway Service about George Wallace's politics on the ascendant while Nixon's are not. Wallace a threat to Nixon on race and desegregation and also on victory in Vietnam. The Northwest in Turmoil, economic recession, crime, violence, student unrest in the Northwest. Letter that covers race issues concerning education and desegregation in the South, poverty and welfare, the Supreme Court and Nixon's nomination of Judge Carswell, Attorney General Mitchell and his combating of drug abuse and violent crime, strikes and the Unions including the Postal workers strike, inflation/recession, Vietnam, the My Lai Massacre, Cambodia and the Nixon doctrine, the stopping of the supply of jet aircraft to Israel and SALT and Middle East talks.
Date 1970
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America
Countries United States, Vietnam, Cambodia
Places Africa; Alaska; Asia; Britain; Cambodia; Canada; China; Europe; Israel; Japan; Laos; Mexico; Middle East; Mideast; Rhodesia; Soviet Union; United Kingdom; United States of America; Vietnam
People Freeman, John; Goldberg, Arthur Joseph; Greenhill, Sir Denis; Kissinger, Henry; Moynihan, Patrick; Rockefeller, Nelson; Wallace, George; Wiggin, Charles D
Topics Aid; Arab; Armed services; Balance of Payments; Black Panthers; British Embassy; Civil rights; Communist; Congress; Congressional Relations; Crime; Defence; Department of State; Desegregation; Draft; Economic policy; Economy; Education; Elections; Environment; Exports; Federal Reserve; foreign policy; Health; Inflation; Isolationism; Japanese; Law and Order; My Lai Massacre; Nixon Doctrine; North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Oil; Payments; Pentagon; Pollution; Poverty; Race; Recession; Republican Party; Royal Family; Segregation; Socialism; State of the Union Message; Strikes; Supreme Court; The Nine; Trade; Treasury; troops; Unemployment; United Nations National Security Council; Urban Affairs; Vice President; Voting age; Welfare; White House; withdrawal
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