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Defence policy, [1958], 1965-[1967], 1979-1988, bulk: 1979-1988

MS. Healey 89
Held in our offsite storage facility

  • Request
  1. Background papers relating to defence policy, including press cuttings, press releases, extracts from Hansard and reports regarding the SALT II negotiations and Cruise missiles. Also includes transcript of an interview with Healey on ITN's Weekend World regarding Cruise missiles and review by Healey of The Devil's Repertoire, or Nuclear Bombing and the Life of Man by Victor Gollancz. [1958], 1979-1983 (Bulk 1979-1983)
  2. Background material relating to defence policy, including articles, reports and transcripts of broadcasts regarding nuclear weapons and disarmament. Also includes programme for the 1983 Athens Seminar, note from Harold Wilson to Healey regarding the arrest of Leslie Parkes, personal letters to Healey from correspondents including "Eddie" [Edward Shackleton], and memorandum regarding gifts presented by the Ruler of Bahrain to Healey as Secretary of State for Defence. 1965-[1967], 1983, 1988 (Bulk 1988)


  • Creation: [1958], 1965-[1967], 1979-1988
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1979-1988


1 box (2 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Healey 89

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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