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Reference FCO 82/271
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Internal political situation in the USA; changes in US Administration (1973)
Description Report on Dr. Henry Kissinger's nomination as Secretary of State and a full text transcript of a press conference held by Kissinger in which he answers questions on the secret bombing of Cambodia and Prince Sihanouk, Watergate and the damage it has done to foreign policy. Report on internal politics from Honolulu. Report on US/Europe Relations and the US domestic scene including US preoccupations with Watergate, the President and Congress, European defence, trade and the domestic economy. Report on President Nixon's performance at his press conference on Cambodia, Watergate and the taping capacity of the Oval office.
Date 1973
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America
Countries Cambodia, United States, United Kingdom
Places Africa; Alaska; Asia; Bahamas; Belgium; Britain; Cambodia; Canada; Caribbean; China; Cuba; Eastern Europe; Europe; France; Geneva; Germany; Greece; Iceland; Ireland; Japan; Korea; Laos; Latin America; Mexico; Middle East; Netherlands; Northern Ireland; Russia; South East Asia; South Vietnam; Southern Africa; Soviet Union; United Kingdom; United States of America; Vietnam
People Anderson, John B; Barr, D G; Brandt, Willy; Brezhnev, Leonid; Bush, George H W; Clements, William P; Connally, John B; Dean, John W III; d'Estaing, Valéry Marie René Georges Giscard; Ehrlichman, John D; Harlow, Bryce; Heath, Edward; Humphrey, Hubert; Kakuei Tanaka; Kennedy, Edward Moore; Kissinger, Henry; Laird, Melvin R; Meany, George; Mills, Wilbur; Nixon, Richard M; Overton, Hugh; Pompidou, Georges Jean Raymond; Queen, HRH Elizabeth II; Richardson, Elliot; Rockefeller, Nelson; Rogers, William P; Rumsfeld, Donald; Rusk, Dean; Shultz, George; Sirica, John Joseph; Sullivan, William; Wallace, George; Wilson, Harold; Zhou Enlai
Topics Agriculture; Aid; Armed services; Arms; Balance of Payments; British Embassy; Burden sharing; CIA (Central Intelligence Agency); Common Market; Communist; Congress; Defence; Department of Defense; Department of State; Detente; Dirty tricks; Disarmament; Draft; Drugs; Economic policy; Economy; Education; Elections; Energy; European Economic Community; European Security; Exports; FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation); foreign policy; Free trade; General Motors; Health; Impeachment; Inflation; Irish Republican Army (IRA); Isolationism; Japanese; Law and Order; Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions (MBFR); North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Nuclear Weapons; Oil; organisation; Payments; Pentagon; Price controls; Protectionist; Race; Republican Party; Royal Family; Shipping; Silent majority; Space exploration; Special Representative of Trade Negotiations; State Department; Strikes; Supreme Court; Taxes; The Nine; Trade; Trade Bill; Treasury; troops; Unemployment; United Nations National Security Council; Vice President; Vietnam War; Vietnamization; Wages; Watergate; Welfare; White House; withdrawal; Year of Europe
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