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Reference FCO 82/412
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Internal political situation in USA (Watergate) (1974)
Description Campaign financing - the Senate passed a bill that provides for public campaign financing on Presidential, senatorial and House elections, provisions against "dirty tricks" campaigns. Reports on Watergate, President Nixon and whether the Judiciary Committee will recommend impeachment. Talks with Vice President Ford. Reports on US Treasury appointments. Report on the American scene and when Nixon will leave office despite him adamantly declaring that he will under no circumstances resign.
Date 1974
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America
Countries United States
Places Alaska; Britain; Cambodia; Canada; China; Cuba; Europe; France; Geneva; Greece; Ireland; Japan; Jordan; Lebanon; Malta; Mexico; Middle East; Northern Ireland; Russia; South Vietnam; Soviet Union; United Kingdom; United States of America; Vietnam
People Agnew, Spiro; Anderson, John B; Anne, HRH Princess; Bentsen, Lloyd D; Brennan, Peter J; Brimelow, Thomas; Brinegar, Claude S; Bush, George H W; Carter, Jimmy; Dean, John W III; Douglas-Home, Sir Alec; Ehrlichman, John D; Ford, Gerald; Fox, Roy; Haig, Alexander; Haldeman, H R; Harlow, Bryce; Hays, Wayne; Kennedy, Edward Moore; Kissinger, Henry; Laird, Melvin R; Lynn, James; Meany, George; Mills, Wilbur; Mitchell, John; Morton, Rogers; Nixon, Richard M; Rampton, Sir Jack; Ramsbotham, Sir Peter; Rusk, Dean; Scott, Hugh; Shultz, George; Stans, Maurice; Volcker, Paul; Weinberger, Caspar W
Topics Agriculture; Aid; Armed services; Arms; Balance of Payments; Bank of England; British Embassy; Civil rights; Committee to Re-elect the President (CREEP); Common Market; Communist; Congress; Conservation; Crime; Defence; Democratic Party; Department of State; Desegregation; Detente; Dirty tricks; Draft; Drugs; East-West relations; Economic policy; Economy; Education; Elections; Energy; Environment; Exports; FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation); Federal Reserve; foreign policy; General Motors; Gubernatorial; Health; Impeachment; Inflation; International Economic Policy; Irish Republican Army (IRA); Japanese; Mid-Term elections; Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions (MBFR); North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Oil; organisation; Payments; Pentagon; Plumbers; Poverty; Presidential Primaries; Republican Party; Senatorial; State Department; State of the Union Message; Strikes; Supreme Court; Taxation; Taxes; Terrorism; The Nine; Trade; Trade Bill; Trade Reform Bill; Treasury; troops; Unemployment; Vice President; Vietnam War; Voting age; Warsaw Pact; Watergate; Welfare; White House
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