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Reference FCO 82/172
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Presidential Elections of 1972 in United States (1972)
Description Report on the Democratic Party including news on Sargent Shriver being nominated by the Democratic National Committee as Vice Presidential candidate. A biography of Sargent Shriver is included. Report of the Trade Policy of the Democratic Party and the gathering anti McGovern forces in the Party after the Eagleton debacle. A description of Black politics and race. Report on the future of Vice President Spiro T. Agnew. An account on the changes in the Democratic Party since the 1968 Democratic convention in which young liberals have ousted machine politicians.
Date 1972
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America
Countries United States
Places Africa; Alaska; Asia; Australia; Benelux; Britain; Bulgaria; Cambodia; Canada; Chile; China; Cuba; Czechoslovakia; Denmark; Eastern Europe; Europe; France; Germany; Greece; Hanoi; Hungary; India; Indonesia; Ireland; Israel; Italy; Japan; Korea; Laos; Latin America; Mediterranean; Mexico; Middle East; New Zealand; Northern Ireland; Pakistan; Poland; Rhodesia; Russia; South Africa; South East Asia; South Vietnam; Soviet Union; Spain; Thailand; Turkey; United Kingdom; United States of America; Vietnam; Western Hemisphere
People Agnew, Spiro; Carter, Jimmy; Connally, John B; Cromer, 3rd Earl of; Douglas-Home, Sir Alec; Drower, Bill; Harriman, W Averell; Humphrey, Hubert; Johnson, Lyndon Baines; Katzenbach, Nicholas; Kennedy, Edward Moore; Kennedy, Robert F; Lindsay, John; MacGregor, Clark; McGovern, George; Meany, George; Mills, Wilbur; Nixon, Richard M; Scott, Hugh; Shriver, Sargent; Symington, James; Truman, Harry S.; Wallace, George
Topics Agriculture; Aid; Arab; Arms; Balance of Payments; Black Power; British Embassy; Census; Civil rights; Coal; Communist; Congress; Conservation; Crime; Defence; Democratic Party; Demonstrations; Department of Defense; Department of State; Desegregation; Disarmament; Draft; Drugs; Economic policy; Economy; Education; Elections; Energy; Environment; European Security; Exports; foreign policy; Free trade; Gubernatorial; Health; Hippies; Inflation; International Economic Policy; Isolationism; Labour Party; Law and Order; Multiple independently targetable reentry vehicle (MIRV); Mutual force reductions; Narcotics; Native Americans; North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Nuclear Weapons; Oil; organisation; Payments; Pentagon; Pollution; Poverty; Presidential candidates; Price controls; Race; Recession; Refugees; Republican Party; Segregation; Shipping; State Department; Strikes; Supreme Court; Taxation; Taxes; The Nine; Trade; Trade policy; Treasury; troops; Unemployment; United Nations; Vice President; Voting age; Wages; Warsaw Pact; Welfare; White House; withdrawal
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