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Nuclear disarmament

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 62 Collections and/or Records:

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"All Things Considered": NK interview on American National Public Radio, 1987-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/53
Scope and Contents

Subjects including the timing of the General Election, the withdrawal of nuclear Cruise missiles from Britain and the right wing in both the United States and Britain.

Dates: 1987-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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American meetings, 1988-01 - 1989-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/60
Scope and Contents Includes: rough notes of NK’s meeting with Senator Joseph Biden, Jan 1988, particularly on the economic situation, a "new Bretton Woods" agreement and the INF treaty [Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces] and arms control; briefing for a meeting with the American Ambassador to Britain [? Charles Price] on arms control; correspondence with Biden (2), Price and Ronald Brown, Chairman of the Democratic National Committee; briefings for meetings with Paul Warnke and Henry Catto, American Ambassador...
Dates: 1988-01 - 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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Arms control, 1988-02 - 1989-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 5/21
Scope and Contents

Includes: extract from a transcript of NK’s interview for This Week on Labour’s defence policy and shift away from unilateralism; briefing and draft article on responses to Soviet initiatives on arms control; memorandum from Jeremy Bray [science and technology spokesman] on arms reduction and control.

Dates: 1988-02 - 1989-02
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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BBC Panorama: Labour Defence, 1987-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/44
Scope and Contents

NK interview rushes nos 28 and 29 on Labour’s position on defence, particularly nuclear weapons.

Dates: 1987-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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BBC Panorama: Labour Defence, 1987-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/45
Scope and Contents

NK interview rush no 30 on Labour’s position on defence, particularly nuclear weapons.

Dates: 1987-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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BBC Radio 2: Jimmy Young interview with NK , 1989

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/126
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: Labour's policy on privatisation and re-nationalisation; relations with the trades unions and the dock workers' dispute; defence policy and nuclear disarmament; plans for income tax levels and National Insurance under a Labour government.

Dates: 1989
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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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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BBC World Service, People in Politics and BBC Radio 4, Newsnight: interviews with NK, 1989-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/95
Scope and Contents

Subjects (in the People in Politics interview) include: NK's view of Margaret Thatcher; socialism and the free market; the future of Europe; nuclear disarmament.

Subjects in the Newsnight interview include: NK's view of Margaret Thatcher's legacy and character; the failure of the opposition parties; the view of Thatcher within the Conservative Party.

Dates: 1989-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, CND, 1981-11 - 1983-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 5/1
Scope and Contents

Includes: National Union of Public Employees (NUPE) peace pack; Just Defence briefing papers by Frank Barnaby and Stan Windass; information sheets on nuclear warfare; Greater London Council paper on civil defence in London; correspondence with the general public on Labour’s opposition to nuclear warfare.

Dates: 1981-11 - 1983-08
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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Children’s Newspaper Interview, 1987-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/54
Scope and Contents

Interview with NK on subjects including children having the vote and nuclear defence.

Dates: 1987-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Defence policy, 1984-05 - 1986-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 5/9
Scope and Contents

Collected interviews, statements and speeches by NK on subjects including: unilateralism and the cost of conventional forces; international relations; disarmament; nuclear protection from the United States and the removal of American bases from Britain. Includes an interview with Caspar Weinberger, US Secretary of Defense, on Labour’s anti-nuclear policy, interviews by NK with Peter Jay and David Frost and an extract from NK’s 1985 Conference speech.

Dates: 1984-05 - 1986-10
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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Defence policy, 1985-03 - 1987-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 5/14
Scope and Contents Includes: printed papers and notes on Labour’s policy; notes on Margaret Thatcher’s visit to the Soviet Union, Mar 1987; correspondence with individuals including George Younger [Secretary of State for Defence], Vice-Admiral Sir Louis Le Bailly and Charles Price, American Ambassador to Britain; notes on American attitudes to NATO; texts of speeches by NK; papers by Malcolm Chalmers on disarmament; notes on Labour policy and attitudes, including those of Denis Healey; notes on Soviet response...
Dates: 1985-03 - 1987-07
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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Defence policy, 1985-11 - 1987-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 5/17
Scope and Contents Includes: policy briefings; speech by NK to the Royal College of Defence Studies on priorities for defence policy, with notes from Malcolm Chalmers, Nov 1985; speech by NK at Kennedy School of Government, Boston [United States] on defence, democracy and development, Dec 1986; Conservative arguments against Labour’s defence policy and Labour counter-arguments; doorstep arguments for Labour; drafts of a paper on "nuclear addiction or sensible defence"; press briefings; background paper from...
Dates: 1985-11 - 1987-11
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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Defence policy, 1987-12 - 1989-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 5/19
Scope and Contents

Includes: press-cuttings; briefing for press questions [following NK’s meeting with Mikhail Gorbachev, Apr 1989]; text of an article by NK for the Times [1989]; research note on replacing the Chieftain tank; notes on Labour’s approach to defence policy and nuclear disarmament; transcript of NK’s This Week Next Week interview on disarmament, June 1988; press statements on the nuclear disarmament negotiations; note on defence in Labour’s Policy Reviews.

Dates: 1987-12 - 1989-04
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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Defence policy, 1987-12 - 1990-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 5/20
Scope and Contents Includes: notes and briefings on Labour policy; correspondence with individuals including Bruce Kent, Chairman of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, CND (8), David Blunkett (3) and Joan Ruddock (3); memorandum from Martin O’Neill, defence spokesman, on Labour’s commitment to disarmament and defence cuts; briefing for and transcript of NK’s This Week Next Week interview on disarmament, June 1988; briefing for and notes of a meeting with Parliamentary Labour CND; submissions to the Policy...
Dates: 1987-12 - 1990-02
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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Defence policy, 1991-10 - 1991-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 5/25
Scope and Contents

Statements and correspondence between NK, Martin O’Neill, defence spokesman, Tom King, Secretary of State for defence, and Cecil Franks, MP for Barrow, over the future of the Trident nuclear submarine programme, based at the VSEL shipyard in Barrow [Cumbria].

Dates: 1991-10 - 1991-12
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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Defence policy, 1992-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 5/26
Scope and Contents

Includes: note by Martin O’Neill, defence spokesman, on what Labour’s first Statement on Defence Estimates should contain once in Labour was in government, and other defence issues which should be addressed as early in the Parliament as possible; briefing for an interview with David Frost on defence policy, particularly the Trident nuclear submarine programme; extract from NK’s speech to the Welsh Party Conference, 1989, on nuclear disarmament; extracts from Hansard.

Dates: 1992-02
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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Foreign Press Association: correspondence, 1983-11 - 1985-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 17/14
Scope and Contents

Includes text of NK’s speech to a Foreign Press Association lunch, on disarmament and the international economy, 1983.

Dates: 1983-11 - 1985-05
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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Hemsworth and Langbaurgh by-elections, 1991-10-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/176
Scope and Contents

Side 1 consists of short press interviews with NK on nuclear disarmament following arms reduction talks between the United States and Soviet Union, and NK speaking at a by-election campaign meeting at Hemsworth [Yorkshire].

Side 2 consists of NK speaking to the press during the by-election campaign in Langbaurgh [Yorkshire], particularly on economic issues and the mining industry.

Dates: 1991-10-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Interview with NK [? for the Sunday Mirror], 1988-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/76
Scope and Contents

Subjects interview include: Labour’s attitude to success and the individual; nuclear disarmament; divisions within Labour and the Conservatives; accountability within the party; combining economic policy with social needs; misrepresentation of Labour in the press; relations with the unions.

Before the main interview there are audio notes by NK on strategy for attacking Conservative economic policy.

Dates: 1988-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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ITN News: NK Defence Reaction, 1986-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/1/86
Scope and Contents

Public responses to Labour’s defence policy.

Dates: 1986-12
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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Labour Party Conference: Monday, 1989-10-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/114
Scope and Contents

BBC Radio 4 World at One report, on conference votes over the Policy Review, relating to Labour's economic policy, nuclear energy and particularly the forthcoming defence debate. Also includes an interview with John Prescott, Labour transport spokesman, on being elected to the National Executive Committee and the Policy Review.

Dates: 1989-10-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Labour Party: Modern Britain in a Modern World, 1986-12-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/31
Scope and Contents

Launch of Labour's campaign on foreign and defence policy, with statements by NK, [David] Denzil Davies [chief opposition spokesman on defence and disarmament] and Denis Healey [opposition spokesman on Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs] and questions from the audience.

Dates: 1986-12-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Labour Party Political Broadcast: "Defence Policy - The Choice", 1986-12-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/1/85
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: 1986-12-03
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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Leader’s Reception: Birmingham, "Labour Listens", 1988-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/65
Scope and Contents

Questions answered by NK on subjects including: relations with the party membership; reaching ethnic minorities in Birmingham; combating the hard Left and Militant; non-nuclear defence and arms reduction; reasons for the loss of the 1987 General Election.

Also includes excerpts from a press conference, mainly on funding for health services.

Dates: 1988-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.