Found in 159 Collections and/or Records:
The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Letter from Dr Eduard Benes [former President of the Czechoslovak Republic, later Czech Republic and Slovakia] (26 Gwendolen Avenue, Putney [London]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment to the Cabinet [as First Lord of the Admiralty], thanking him for "all the great services" to the [Czech] people, and offering support in the war "for the reestablishment of the sound principles in international politics and for justice towards small attacked peoples".Signed typescript.
Letter from "Ike" Dwight Eisenhower, President of the United States (The White House) to WSC on the forthcoming Four Power summit meeting at Geneva [Switzerland] between the United Kingdom, United States, Soviet Union and France. He expresses sadness that WSC will not be present at the meeting and says they will be inspired by WSC's "long quest for peace". Signed typescript.
Draft/copy letter from WSC to President [John Kennedy] thanking him for the honour of Honorary Citizenship of the United States; on his links with the United States beginning with his father's marriage; the links between the United States and Great Britain and the "unity of the English-speaking peoples". Unsigned carbon typescript.
Letter from Harry Truman [President of the United States] (The White House, Washington) to WSC explaining that he does not wish to publish the Quebec Agreement as requested by WSC because it will lead to requests for information about the current status of collaboration between the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States and that this would jeopardise the countries and NATO Allies.Signed typescript.
Copy of a letter from WSC to the President of the United States [Harry Truman] asking for the publication of the 1943 Quebec Agreement, arguing that the British Parliament should have access to the facts, that consent from the British government would be needed to use the US air bases in East Anglia for the atomic bomb and this would strengthen the ties between the two countries. He ends by congratulating [Truman] on events in Korea and the Eisenhower mission. Unsigned carbon typescript.
Copy of a letter from "Ike" [Dwight Eisenhower, President of the United States] (The White House, Washington) to WSC marked "top secret" thanking him for his comments on his speech. He feels that they should not rush the next step with the Soviet Union and should delay seeking a Four Power summit or personal contact, although he asks for as much notice as possible should WSC seek personal contact "for some special and local reason." Typescript.
Copy of a letter from "Ike" [Dwight Eisenhower, President of the United States] (The White House, Washington} to WSC marked "personal" expressing pleasure at WSC's good health; commenting on outbursts by [Vyacheslav] Molotov [Soviet Union Foreign Minister]; the importance of unity between free nations; and future history and legacy of leaders. Typescript.
Copy of a letter from WSC to [Dwight Eisenhower, President of the United States] marked "private and secret" in which he discusses his need to do his duty; explains that he is not seeking a "dramatic exit" but feels that East-West liaison through Foreign Offices will not produce a decisive result; and explains the reasons for his belief that there should be a summit meeting between himself, [Eisenhower], and the new leaders of the Soviet Union. Unsigned typescript.