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The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Letter from Dr Eduard Benes [former President of the Czechoslovak Republic] (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.
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.
Telegram from WSC to [Dwight Eisenhower] President of the United States marked "top secret" including the text of his message to [Vyacheslav] Molotov [Soviet Foreign Minister] suggesting a Two Power meeting between the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union, and the text of the response from Molotov expressing sympathy for the proposal. Typescript.
Copy of a telegram from WSC to Dwight Eisenhower, President of the United States, with a draft of a proposed personal message from WSC to [Vyacheslav] Molotov [Soviet Foreign Minister] suggesting that he visits Moscow, because of the illness of [Anthony] Eden [later 1st Lord Avon], in order to "restore an easy and friendly basis" between the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Carbon typescript.
Telegram from WSC to Dwight Eisenhower, President of the United States, marked "personal and private" on the improvement in the Soviet "mood" and the need for continued vigilance and defensive rearmament; explaining that the British Ambassador to the Soviet Union [Sir William Hayter] has been instructed to settle minor points with the Soviets; and the need for close co-operation. 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.
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.
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