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Public and Political: General: Visits and invitations: United States (January - March 1946) N - R., 29 Nov 1945 - 17 May 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/229

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Correspondents on WSC's visit include: James Angell, Public Service Counsellor, National Broadcasting Company Incorporated [NBC] on recordings of WSC's speeches (2); Gilbert Grosvenor, President, National Geographic Society, on maps given to WSC; Bruce Bliven, President, New Republic magazine, on a special Franklin Roosevelt issue (2); Douglas Robey, British Vice-Consul, New York, on subjects including a reception for WSC (5); Sir Francis Evans [British Consul-General, New York] (3); representatives of Nolte Brokerage Company (5); Sarah Oliver [earlier Sarah Churchill, later Sarah Beauchamp and Sarah, Lady Audley] (8); J C Thomson [British Consul, Miami] (4); Robert Patterson, United States Secretary of War; Claude Pepper, United States Senate; Alberto Pirelli; 1st Lord Portal [Chief of Air Staff] on WSC flying to Florida; Cyril Ormerod, Director of Public Relations, British Information Services; Lowell Thomas, President, Association of Radio News Analysts; Louis Raemaekers on his requisitioned house in Belgium (2); "Pug" [1st Lord Ismay, Additional Secretary (Military) to the Cabinet] on Raemaekers's house; Sir Reginald Hoare; Helen Rogers Reid [Vice-President], New York Herald Tribune (3); J Leonard Replogle (5); Cecil Roberts (2); John D Rockefeller junior (3); Charles Ross, Secretary to the President. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from CSC, Leslie Rowan, WSC's Private Secretary, and "N S" [Jo Sturdee, later Lady Onslow] and Kathleen Hill, WSC's secretaries.Other subjects include: invitations and gifts for WSC; requests for interviews and autographs.Also includes: pamphlet on women of the United Nations; copy of a letter from Franklin Roosevelt on giving National Geographic maps to WSC (1943); material on the National Shrine of the Bill of Rights; text of tribute to Roosevelt by WSC for the New Republic, with a copy of a letter from President Harry S Truman; report on WSC's New York mail (CHUR 2/229/46-49); programme for WSC's engagements in New York; copies of telegrams sent by Sarah Oliver; text of article by Albert Einstein on the freedom of the Socialist state; passenger lists for the Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary, with daily orders and plan of the Queen Mary; text of article on Walter Lippmann's criticism of WSC's speech at Fulton ["The Sinews of Peace", 5 March 1946]; press cutting from the St Louis Post and Dispatch on WSC's visit to Missouri; summary of press and radio comment on WSC's Fulton speech; photographs of WSC and party at Marrakesh [Morocco].


  • Creation: 29 Nov 1945 - 17 May 1946

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