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East West relations

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 219 Collections and/or Records:

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"Argument 3 - China", 1951-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RDCH 10/43
Scope and Contents

Recording of a radio debate between RSC and Thomas Driberg [later Lord Bradwell] on whether Communist China should be admitted to the Security Council of the United Nations. Recorded by RGA Sound Services, Devon, and sent to RSC 15 March 1951.

Dates: 1951-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. The catalogue includes details of some material in the collection which is currently too fragile to be produced and researchers should seek advice from Archives Centre staff about accessing this material.
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Articles, 1943-02 - 1949-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/1
Scope and Contents Subjects include: Conservatism and the future [by Leo Amery, see AMEL 1/6/45]; resistance by the partisans in Yugoslavia, 1943 (from various news reports); James Burnham's book "The Managerial Revolution"; Winston Churchill's biography of his father, "Lord Randolph Churchill"; JA's visit to the Eastern Vilayets of Turkey, 1948 [see AMEJ 4/1/3], including extracts from JA's diary; Canada's future as part of the Commonwealth or in closer union with the United States; Cold War tensions with the...
Dates: 1943-02 - 1949-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
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BBC Radio 4, Today programme: John Humphrys interviews NK, 1989-04-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/96
Scope and Contents

Interview on NK's upcoming meeting with Mikhail Gorbachev, relations with the Soviet Union and nuclear disarmament.

Dates: 1989-04-06
Conditions Governing Access: Access copy available.
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Churchill in No 10 and Eisenhower in the White House: a Groundling’s view sixty years on, 2012-11 - 2014-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WCHL 6/73
Scope and Contents

Text of a talk by Sir Peter Marshall, former Private Secretary to Sir Roger Makins, British Ambassador to the United States [later 1st Lord Sherfield], given to the Pilgrims Society, on Churchill's visit to Washington, June 1954.

Dates: 2012-11 - 2014-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Closures are noted in the catalogue.
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"Commonwealth and Empire", 28 Oct 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/21B/338-441
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (House of Commons) in the debate following the speech made by King George VI including: the use of the term "Commonwealth" and the Labour government's avoidance of the terms "Empire", "Dominion" and "British"; his opinions regarding Ireland and the situation there; unrest in Burma and India; European affairs including the progress of integration and the treatment of war criminals; and criticism of the Labour government's policy on issues including defence and...
Dates: 28 Oct 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Correspondence, 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 1/1/4
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: GJ joining the UK Council of the European Movement and his maiden speech in the House of Lords on the future of NATO.

Dates: 1961
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence with Dwight D Eisenhower, 1956-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 1/14
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Churchill and Eisenhower, President of the United States, on the Suez Crisis and Churchill's belief in the importance of the Anglo-American alliance in the Cold War. Also includes a covering letter from Winthrop Aldrich, American Ambassador to Britain.

Dates: 1956-11
Conditions Governing Access: Closed for review.
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Correspondence with Gore Vidal, 1987

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 1/4/22
Scope and Contents

Correspondence on Harry S Truman and East-West relations.

Dates: 1987
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Debate on the Address, 03 Nov 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/52A/1-44
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (House of Commons) for the debate on the address, on subjects including: the forthcoming royal tour of the Commonwealth and Empire; the timing of the next General Election and the general length of Parliaments; constructive and non-partisan politics; housing policy, including new building and repair of existing property; reducing restrictions and controls on agriculture, increasing food production and retaining food subsidies; changes in the international...
Dates: 03 Nov 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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"Defence", 16 Mar 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/33B/217-272
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (House of Commons) on subjects including: ministerial appointments in defence; the need for greater openness with the House of Commons; retaining a reformed National Service scheme; recruitment for the regular army; the defence of Western Europe, particularly West Germany, against the Soviet Union and its satellites; reducing the Royal Navy; the threat from Soviet submarines and the need to develop aircraft carriers and anti-submarine aircraft; expanding the RAF...
Dates: 16 Mar 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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"Defence (Government Policy)", 15 Feb 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/40B/269-320
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (House of Commons) on subjects including: recent Government defence policy changes; the disruptive effect of the Iron and Steel Nationalization Act on rearmament; general mismanagement of defence, including demobilization, the dispersion and destruction of weapons, the extension of National Service and the wastage of defence funds; the British inability to produce atom bombs; Government opposition to the rearmament of West Germany and a European Army; the risk...
Dates: 15 Feb 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Defence of the Realm, 1983-09 - 1995-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/82
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the general public on defence issues, including the unification of Germany, conventional forces and the nuclear deterrent, with correspondents including: James Molyneaux [Leader, Ulster Unionist Party]; Lord Forte. Also includes: papers on subjects including the closure of Cambridge Military Hospital, the end of the Cold War and the balance of conventional forces in Europe; print of article by John Saville [Co-Editor of the Socialist Register] on American...
Dates: 1983-09 - 1995-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.
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Draft for a proposed book, 1946-04 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 8/64
Scope and Contents

Text, notes and source material for a restatement of Conservative political philosophy, designed as a follow-up to LSA's "The Forward View", with chapters on subjects including: the European political and economic revolution following the First World War and the influence of Communism following the Second World War; relations between Europe, the United States and Asia, LSA's doubts about the future of the United Nations and view of the Commonwealth.

Dates: 1946-04 - 1954
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Eastern Europe and East-West relations, 1989-01 - 1989-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 8/42
Scope and Contents

Includes: Socialist International position papers on Eastern Europe; rough notes from a meeting of European Leaders of Socialist International, Milan [Italy] and report on action to be taken on Eastern Europe; briefing for NK’s visit to Paris [France] on recent developments in East-West relations; declaration from the Confederation of European Socialist Parties on Eastern Europe; statements from NK on East-West relations.

Dates: 1989-01 - 1989-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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European Movement: Central and Eastern European Conference, 1951-10 - 1952-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/42
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers on the conference, with correspondents including: Edward Beddington-Behrens, Chairman of the European Movement, on subjects including funding for the conference and its success (5); 1st Lord McGowan on the United Europe Movement [UEM], a proposed Anglo-American Council, and his appreciation of Winston Churchill [Prime Minister]. Papers include preparatory documents for and reports from the conference, on subjects including: economic policy; agricultural...
Dates: 1951-10 - 1952-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"European Unity", 28 Mar 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/33C/578-622
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (House of Commons) on subjects including: relations between Britain, France, West Germany and the Soviet Union; the presence of West Germany in the European Assembly, in Western defence and a united Europe; reconciliation between France and West Germany and the lead being taken by Charles de Gaulle and Konrad Adenauer, Federal Chancellor of Germany; mutual assistance between Britain, France and West Germany for the good of Europe; reasons for and against a war;...
Dates: 28 Mar 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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"Every Dog His Day", 05 Oct 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/9/136-199
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (5 October 1946, Conservative Party conference, Blackpool) entitled "Every Dog His Day" on subjects including: criticism of the Labour government; the need for a concerted opposition to Communism; foreign policy; the deterioration of relations with the Soviet Union; post war reconstruction; the electoral system; taxation; housing; the coal industry; agriculture; nationalisation; foreign policy and Indian independence; and the need for increased Conservative...
Dates: 05 Oct 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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"Foreign Affairs", 11 May 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/51C/260-320
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (House of Commons) on subjects including: WSC taking over at the Foreign Office; aims to conclude a truce in Korea and the repatriation of prisoners-of-war; the situation in Indo-China [later Vietnam]; the evacuation of Abadan, Egypt, the new Egyptian ruling junta and negotiations on the reduction of British forces in the Canal Zone; the Soviet occupation of East Germany; relations with West Germany; the cause of a United Europe; the military position of France...
Dates: 11 May 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Iron Curtain and Yugoslavia, 1953-12 - 1954-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/1/51
Scope and Contents

General correspondence and papers on Eastern European affairs, with correspondents including: [Robert] Anthony Eden [Foreign Secretary, later 1st Lord Avon]; [Arthur] Christopher Soames; [John] Selwyn Lloyd [Minister of State, Foreign Office] (2); Ronald Russell.

Also includes: note on a meeting between JA and an official from the Soviet embassy on the Berlin Conference, 1954 and Soviet policies towards the West.

Dates: 1953-12 - 1954-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
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"Korea", 05 Jul 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/36A/114-133
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (House of Commons) on debating the Korean crisis, the lack of information given to Parliament, Communist propaganda, British and Commonwealth support for the United States's intervention, Conservative support for the Government's position on the crisis, accusations of Conservative war-mongering, the protection of Western Europe by the nuclear deterrent, the increasing production of atom bombs by the Soviet Union, and the need for settlement with the Soviet Union...
Dates: 05 Jul 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on publishing WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War"), mainly with representatives of Time-Life International, including Daniel Longwell [editor of Life Magazine], Walter Graebner [London representative], Andrew Heiskell [publisher], Monica Owen Horne, Constance Babbington-Smith, and Renee Harmer., Aug 1945 - Jan 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/15A-C
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Henry Laughlin [President of Houghton Mifflin Company, publishers] (2); William Edwards, [Assistant Director] Federation of British Industries; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Chips Gemmell, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Grace Hamblin, Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Anne Hipwell, and...
Dates: Aug 1945 - Jan 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on the foreign rights in WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War") and other works, mainly with Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz], Q-Z., Jan 1946 - Apr 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/12A-B
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor]; William Deakin (3); [William] Surrey Dane of Odhams Press Limited (3); Robert McAlpine [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Chips Gemmell, Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], and Anne Hipwell; [literary...
Dates: Jan 1946 - Apr 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence on the serialisation of WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War") with representatives of the New York Times [United States], and correspondence on foreign editions of the memoirs and other miscellaneous matters, M-Z., Sep 1946 - Dec 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/17A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Chikao Honda, President of the Mainichi Newspapers, on the Japanese edition of the memoirs; Henry Laughlin, President of Houghton Mifflin Company [publishers] (6); representatives of the New York Times including Chief European Correspondent Raymond Daniell (5), Chief Correspondent Herbert Matthews (9), Gilbert Bailey (London Editor, Sunday Department) (4), and publisher Arthur Sulzberger (29); General George Marshall; Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall (3); Lord...
Dates: Sep 1946 - Dec 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: correspondence thanking WSC for complimentary copies and congratulating him on volume 4 ("The Hinge of Fate") of his war memoirs ("The Second World War")., Nov 1950 - Aug 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/59
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: John Snyder; Sir Oliver Franks; Fleet Admiral William Leahy and Herbert Swope, both also on the Korean War; [Fleet Admiral] Ernest King; "Beetle" [Walter Bedell Smith]; Cordell Hull; James Farley; "Alex" [1st Lord Alexander of Tunis]; Major-General Frederick Anderson, also on the Soviet threat; Sir Alexander Cadogan; Lewis Douglas; John Dulles; the Duke of Windsor [earlier Edward Prince of Wales and King Edward VIII]; Dorothy, Lady Moran; Anthony Moir [WSC's...
Dates: Nov 1950 - Aug 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.