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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence with President Truman., 29 Jan 1946 - 01 May 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/158

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Letters from Harry S Truman, President of the United States, on subjects including his hopes for avoiding a third world war, seeing Sarah Oliver [earlier Sarah Churchill, later Sarah Beauchamp, later Sarah, Lady Audley] in the Philadelphia Story, his own chances for re-election, the threat of Communism and dealing with the Soviet Union (10).Other correspondents include: CSC; Henry Hopkinson [later 1st Lord Colyton, Joint Director, Conservative Research Department]; Alexander Spearman on Greece; "Hinch", Lord Hinchingbrooke [later 10th Lord Sandwich, and Victor Montagu] on Greece; [John Winant], United States Ambassador to Britain.Other subjects include: WSC's views on intervention by great states in the affairs of smaller states, the atomic deterrent and his congratulations on Truman's re-election; preparations for WSC's speech ["The Sinews of Peace", 5 March 1946] at Fulton [United States].Also includes: photographs of Sarah Oliver with Margaret Truman and with Truman at the Philadelphia Story; a note by Hinchingbrooke on the situation in Greece; the text of Truman's address to the Federal Council of Churches of Christ in America on the need for moral leadership.


  • Creation: 29 Jan 1946 - 01 May 1950

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