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Reference FCO 82/544
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Vice President of the United States: Governor Nelson Rockefeller (1975)
Description Vice President of the US: Governor Nelson Rockefeller visit to the UK and meeting with Prime Minister Harold Wilson. Talk almost entirely about the economic situation, measures the Chancellor has announced for dealing with inflation and the strong backing given by the TUC to the attack on inflation, the problem of low investment as well as talk on energy. Biography note on Rockefeller. Briefings for the talk include UK concern at protectionist tendencies in the US. The importance the UK attach to Concorde, the supply of aid funds and guns to Northern Ireland and the future of Diego Garcia. The Prime Minister may seek the Vice President's views on the Arab/Israeli situation, Portugal and the Turkish arms embargo. Included is a brief on the internal politics in the US and the British contribution to the US Bicentennial celebrations.
Date 1975
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America
Countries United States, United Kingdom, Portugal, Turkey, Israel
Places Africa; Argentina; Asia; Australia; Belize; Britain; Canada; China; Cuba; Diego Garcia; Egypt; Europe; Falkland Islands; France; Geneva; Germany; Guatemala; Ireland; Israel; Korea; Latin America; Mexico; Middle East; Northern Ireland; Rhodesia; Romania; South Africa; South East Asia; Soviet Union; Turkey; Uganda; United Kingdom; United States of America; Vietnam
People Annenberg, Walter H; Brimelow, Thomas; Callaghan, James; Douglas-Home, Sir Alec; Johnson, Lyndon Baines; McCracken, Paul; Ramsbotham, Sir Peter; Richardson, Elliot; Rockefeller, Nelson; Wilson, Harold
Topics Aid; American Revolution Bicentennial; Arab; Armed services; Arms; Balance of Payments; Bank of England; British Embassy; Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers; CIA (Central Intelligence Agency); Coal; Common Market; Communist; Concorde; Congress; Congressional Relations; Conservation; Council of Economic Advisers; Defence; Democratic Party; Department of State; Detente; Disarmament; Draft; East-West relations; Economic policy; Economy; Education; Elections; Energy; European Free Trade Association; European integration; European Security; FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation); foreign policy; Free trade; General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade; Health; Home Office; Inflation; Irish Republican Army (IRA); Japanese; Labour Party; North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Oil; organisation; Organisation of American States; Payments; Price controls; Protectionist; Recession; Republican Party; Royal Family; State Department; Strikes; Tariffs; Taxes; The Nine; Trade; Trade Bill; Trade policy; Trade unions; Treasury; Unemployment; United Nations; United Nations National Security Council; Vice President; Wages; Welfare; Western European Union; White House; withdrawal
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