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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence, I-L., Sep 1957 - Dec 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/509

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Correspondents include: Mervyn Brown, 1st Secretary, Foreign Office; Thomas Iremonger (2); Bryant Godman Irvine; Eliahu Elath, Jerusalem Ambassador to Great Britain on the anniversary of the Balfour declaration; Sir Barnett Janner; [James] Idwal Jones on WSC's history of World War II; Field-Marshal Kaiser Mahal; Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton], Prime Minister, on subjects including a suggestion by John Kennedy, President of the United States, to name a Polaris after WSC, and the interpretation of a message to WSC from Nikita Khrushchev [1st Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party]; David Bruce, United States Ambassador to Great Britain with a message from John Kennedy, President of the United States; Peter Moon, Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations; Nobusuke Kishi, Prime Minister of Japan; Katsumi Ohno, Japanese Ambassador to Great Britain; Nikita Khrushchev [1st Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party]; Naohiro Kumagai; Edward Heath, Minister of Labour, regarding the golden jubilee of employment exchanges; Edwin Leather; Michael Wilmshurst, Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary; Marcus Lipton; Cyril Lord on the Lancashire Cotton Industry.Also includes: photographs (including a photograph of WSC with Ismet Inonu, signed by Inonu); a press release concerning an interview between Konrad Adenauer and William Hearst on the Cold War and the position of West Germany; various publications on labour exchanges and the Ministry of Labour; drafts of Liberal Party policies (1962); details of comments made by Khrushchev about WSC; and notes and copies of letters from Catherine Snelling [Private Secretary] and Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC] on subjects including the possibility of a left wing coup in Kenya; and copies of messages of support from WSC to individuals including John Kennedy.Other subjects covered by the file include: the anniversary of the signing of the Atlantic Charter; requests for messages of support from WSC and for his signature and requests for donations.


  • Sep 1957 - Dec 1964

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