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Defence

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 162 Collections and/or Records:

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Visit to United States; Margaret Thatcher; Defence Launch, 1986-12-09 - 1986-12-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/1/84
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Includes: recordings of television interviews with NK and other members of the Shadow Cabinet; recordings of news bulletins featuring NK and Labour; recordings of speeches from Conference; party political broadcasts and election broadcasts; political documentaries; recordings of Prime Minister’s Questions, from the House of Commons.
Dates: 1986-12-09 - 1986-12-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Visit to United States, Nov-Dec 1986: defence policy, 1986-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/35
Scope and Contents Includes: text of NK’s speech at the Kennedy School of Government, Boston, "Components of security: defence, democracy and development"; briefings on the launch of Labour’s non-nuclear defence policy; press release on a meeting of the European Socialist and Social Democratic parties of NATO on security policy (Oslo [Norway], Sept 1986); note on Labour and the ‘nuclear umbrella’.
Dates: 1986-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Visit to United States, Nov-Dec 1986: US press attitudes to nuclear defence, 1986-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/34
Scope and Contents Press cuttings, press summary and papers including an issue of International Security on conventional defence in Europe.
Dates: 1986-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Visit to West Germany, 1985-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/21
Scope and Contents Programme and briefing on defence policy, including papers and press cuttings on the summit on arms control between the United States and Soviet Union at Geneva [Switzerland], 1985 and papers and press cuttings on the German Social Democratic Party, mainly relating to European defence policy. Also includes a programme for a visit to Sweden for a European conference, and arrangements for a meeting with Bill Keys, Chairman of the Trade Union Co-Ordinating Committee.
Dates: 1985-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Visits and meetings, 1991-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/119
Scope and Contents Briefings and arrangements for visits and meetings, including: visit to New York [United States], including texts of speeches by John Brademas, President of New York University; visit to Australia [cancelled]; visit to Waltham Forest housing developments, London; visit to Liverpool for Eric Heffer’s award of the freedom of the city; the launch of a biography of Mary Robinson, President of Ireland; a photocall with Vickers workers, including briefings on the replacement of the Chieftain tank.
Dates: 1991-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Visits and meetings, 1992-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/130
Scope and Contents Briefings and arrangements for visits and meetings, including: a meeting with Dick Cheney, American Secretary of Defense, on European defence, NATO and nuclear disarmament, including rough notes of the meeting; a meeting with Dan Quayle, Vice-President of the United States, on defence and the Common Agricultural Policy; a meeting with Boris Yeltsin, President of the Soviet Union, on overseas aid, defence and disarmament; a meeting with Boutros Boutros Ghali, Secretary-General of the United...
Dates: 1992-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Visits to United States, Nov-Dec 1986 and Mar 1987, 1983-10 - 1987-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/40
Scope and Contents Cuttings and correspondence on American and Canadian press coverage, and non-nuclear defence, with requests for interviews and invitations. Correspondents include: Robert Rae, leader of the Canadian New Democratic Party; Vice-President George Bush; Gene La Rocque, Director of the Centre for Defense Information; Harold Willens; Jesse Jackson; Jack Kemp and Bill Bradley, US Congressional Summit on Exchange Rates and the Dollar; Charles Price, American Ambassador to Britain; Walter Mondale; Lord...
Dates: 1983-10 - 1987-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Visits to United States, Nov-Dec 1986 and Mar 1987, 1985-04 - 1987-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/41
Scope and Contents Notes and background papers, particularly on the American defence budget and response to NK’s defence policy, and also including: cuttings from the American press; correspondence with individuals including Armand Hammer, Chairman of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (2); schedules; summaries of the visits by John Eatwell [Economic adviser to NK] and Fenton Communications Inc; briefing note by Patricia Hewitt [Press and Broadcasting Secretary to NK] on subjects including concerns at White House...
Dates: 1985-04 - 1987-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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War Office, 1957 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/4
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence from JA's work as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State and Financial Secretary at the War Office, particularly on his official visit to Muscat [Masqat] and Oman and JA's negotiations with the Sultan of Muscat on various civil and military reforms, securing long-term facilities for the RAF, settling disputes and improving relations with Saudi Arabia. Also includes general War Office papers and papers on an earlier visit to the Near East and Middle East.
Dates: 1957 - 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Sections are closed pending Cabinet Office review.
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Week in Politics: Kinnock, 1986-12-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/32
Scope and Contents Interview with NK on Labour's nuclear disarmament policy.
Dates: 1986-12-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Weekend World, 1983-01 - 1985-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 17/32
Scope and Contents Briefings, arrangements (including correspondence with Peter Mandelson, producer) and transcripts for NK’s interviews with Brian Walden for Weekend World. Subjects include: economic policy and Labour’s attitude to the City; NK’s visits to Europe, the Stockholm Conference on arms control [Sweden] and the situation in the Lebanon; foreign policy; renationalisation; pensions; defence; energy.
Dates: 1983-01 - 1985-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Weekend World, 1983-10 - 1984-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 17/33
Scope and Contents Briefings, arrangements and transcripts for NK’s interview with Brian Walden for Weekend World, Jan 1984. Subjects include: electoral strategy; economic policy; renationalisation; trade unions; defence; pensions. Includes a transcript of an earlier Weekend World interview with [William] John Biffen, Leader of the House of Commons, on Government cuts to public spending.
Dates: 1983-10 - 1984-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.

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