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Reference FCO 82/466
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title US Freedom of Information Amendment Act 1974: Release of classified information to Congress (1974)
Description The Act of 21 November 1974 to amend the Freedom of Information Act. Congress has overridden the Presidential veto of a new Anti-Secrecy Bill designed to facilitate public access to Government information. The UK are worried whether the new legislation may present problems over British classified information made available to the Administration.
Date 1974
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America
Countries United States, United Kingdom
Places Alaska; United States of America; Vietnam
People Drower, Bill; Greenhill, Sir Denis
Topics Agriculture; British Embassy; CIA (Central Intelligence Agency); Congress; Defence; Department of State; Draft; Environmental Protection Agency; foreign policy; State Department; Supreme Court; Watergate
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