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Transcript of CS's interviews with Martin Meredith, 1985 - 1985-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 10/19

Scope and Contents

Almost complete copy. Subjects include: the Conservatives in the 1960s; becoming British Ambassador to France; CS's relationship with Margaret Thatcher; the Conservatives in the 1950s; the Civil Service strike, 1981; early negotiations for entry into Europe, 1960-64; CS's view of Sir Winston Churchill and [Maurice] Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton]; CS's visit to the Soviet Union,1964; becoming British Ambassador to France; the Soames Affair, 1969; negotiations on entry into Europe; moving to Brussels [Belgium], 1973; CS during the war and meeting MS; life at Chartwell Farm [Kent]; working as Churchill's Parliamentary Private Secretary; Churchill's horseracing and Newchapel stud; CS's early life and experiences in the war; Churchill's stroke, 1953, and talks with the Soviet Union; Churchill's decision to retire; CS's view of [Robert] Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon]; Macmillan's resignation, 1963; CS's relationship with Henry Kissinger and Thatcher.


  • Creation: 1985 - 1985-04

Conditions Governing Access

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


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Finding aid date

2018-11-29 12:17:08.100000+00:00



Repository Details

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