Speeches and articles, 1968-08 - 1974-08
Scope and Contents
Subjects include: the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia [following the "Prague Spring"]; the state of the economy following devaluation; relations with southern Africa, particularly South Africa and Rhodesia [later Zambia and Zimbabwe]; finding a successor to Antonio Salazar, Prime Minister of Portugal; the 1969 Budget; youth and Britain's future; Vietnam; the Arab summit, Rabat [Morocco], 1969; Joseph Chamberlain, including lessons for a United Europe from his policy on the Empire; keeping British forces in South East Asia; immigration, particularly relating to East African Asians; the refusal to allow Patrick Wall to speak at the University of Sussex; overseas aid; reform of industrial relations law; allegations of Soviet involvement in the war between Egypt and Israel; the cancellation of the South African cricket team's tour of Britain, 1970; Europe and the Commonwealth.
- 1968-08 - 1974-08
Conditions Governing Access
The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Amery, Harold Julian, 1919 - 1996 (Baron Amery of Lustleigh, politician) (Person)