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Reference FCO 82/538
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Political Reports from Consular Posts in USA (Folder 1) (1975)
Description Newsletters from British consular posts in the various regions of the United States, including monthly pieces written by J M Heath, J T Hyslop, Archie Rendall, Lee Reid, Roy Fox, H C White and others, all sent to Mark Russell, Counsellor for Internal Affairs at the British Embassy in Washington DC. Monthly reports from Detroit and Atlanta. Urban affairs and city politics. Automobile industry. Cars. The 1976 Presidential Campaign and Governor George C Wallace. The policies of President Ford. Monthly reports from Texas, Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, Kansas, Arkansas, Memphis, Philadelphia and California. Bicentennial celebrations of the American Revolution. Reports from Chicago, Indiana and Oklahoma. Analysis of President Ford's policies. Mayor Young in Detroit. Mayor Richard Daley in Chicago and his resounding success in the mayoral primaries in early 1975. Education, unemployment, law and order, police, prison reform, the economy and the build up to the 1976 Presidential campaign. The Mayaguez Incident and South East Asia. Kissinger, Foreign Affairs, US Foreign Policy, Nuclear Weapons, Vietnam. Further reports from Kansas and Missouri. President Ford's Conference with ten Mid Western Governors in February 1975. Segregation and Education. Further reports from Detroit, Mayor Young's speeches, articles in Detroit newspapers. Further reports on Texas, Colorado, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and Arkansas and political changes stemming from the 1974 elections. Monthly reports from Detroit, Chicago and Philadelphia - feedback on poltical, social and cultural events. State politics and economic conditions. Post Watergate campaign to clean up local politics. State finances. Missouri and Nebraska. News from Memphis: Annual Convention of the National Farmers Organisation and the Tennessee Valley Authority's bid to purchase Peabody Coal Company from the Kennecott Copper Company. News relating to political elections.
Date 1975
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America
Countries United States, United Kingdom
Places Africa; Asia; Britain; Cambodia; Canada; China; Cuba; Cyprus; Eastern Europe; Europe; Geneva; Germany; India; Iran; Ireland; Israel; Italy; Japan; Korea; Libya; Mediterranean; Mexico; Middle East; Netherlands; Nigeria; Northern Ireland; Norway; Rhodesia; Romania; Russia; South East Asia; South Vietnam; Soviet Union; Spain; Turkey; Uganda; United Kingdom; United States of America; Vietnam; Yugoslavia
People Albert, Carl; Bentsen, Lloyd D; Brezhnev, Leonid; Brown, George; Carter, Jimmy; Connally, John B; Daley, Richard; Finch, Robert H; Ford, Gerald; Fox, Roy; Humphrey, Hubert; Jackson, Henry; Kennedy, Edward Moore; Kissinger, Henry; Mills, Wilbur; Reston, Scotty; Rumsfeld, Donald; Russell, Mark; Sadat, Muhammad Anwar Al; Swainson, John; Symington, James; Walker, Charles; Wallace, George
Topics Agriculture; Aid; Arab; Armed services; Arms; Black Power; British Embassy; CIA (Central Intelligence Agency); Civil rights; Coal; Common Market; Communist; Congress; Conservation; Crime; Defence; Democratic Party; Department of State; Desegregation; Detente; Domino theory; Draft; Drugs; Economic policy; Economy; Education; Elections; Energy; Environment; Exports; Federal Reserve; foreign policy; General Motors; Gubernatorial; Health; Impeachment; Inflation; International Economic Policy; Irish Republican Army (IRA); Isolationism; Japanese; Labour Party; Mayoral elections; Narcotics; North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Nuclear Weapons; Oil; organisation; Payments; Poverty; Presidential candidates; Presidential Primaries; Protectionist; Race; Recession; Refugees; Republican Party; Segregation; Senatorial; Socialism; State Department; Strikes; Supreme Court; Taxation; Taxes; The Nine; Trade; Trade policy; Trade unions; Treasury; troops; Unemployment; United Nations; Vice President; Wages; Warsaw Pact; Welfare; White House; withdrawal
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