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"Clementine Churchill": copies of correspondence with Ronald Tree, 1951-52, 1964-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/153

Scope and Contents

Subjects include: talk of war in the United States, the lack of American political leadership and the good effect a speech by Winston Churchill might have; the British Government's handling of events in Iran; CSC's disapproval of Churchill's interest in horseracing; the political standing of Dean Acheson [American Secretary of State] and General Douglas MacArthur; anti-British feeling in the United States; Atlantic Union; Churchill's attitude to European unity; gloomy views of Britain's economic future; Tree's view of the 1952 Democratic Convention, particularly his liking for Adlai Stevenson, the Democratic presidential candidate; the presidential election.


  • Creation: 1964-11


Conditions Governing Access

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The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


1 file(s)

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Existence and Location of Originals

For the original letters, see the Clementine Spencer-Churchill Papers, CSCT 3/85.

Finding aid date

2015-12-09 10:27:14.187000+00:00

Repository Details

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