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Papers and memoranda concerning Edward Heath's visit to the United States in May 1969, May 1969

CCO 20/39/6

Contains criticism of the speech he gave in Washington DC on 26/05/1969 for breaching the convention on Party Leaders avoiding party politics when abroad


  1. Programme and itinerary for Heath's visit to the US, 22-29 May 1969 and New Zealand, 31 May-5 June 1969
  2. Transcript of Edwin Newman's interview with Edward Heath on NBC's Meet the Press programme, 25/05/1969
  3. British Embassy press release containing extracts from Edward Heath's speech to the National Press Club, Washington DC, 26/05/1969
  4. Transcript of BBC Radio 4's World at One interview with Douglas Houghton MP Chairman of the Parliamentary Labour Party and Reginald Maudling MP concerning Houghton's criticism of Heath's speech, 28/05/1969
  5. Press cuttings concerning the controversy from the Daily Telegraph, Daily Express, The Times, 28/05/1969
  6. Press release by Reginald Maudling MP, Deputy Leader of the Party, condemning the Labour Party attacks on Edward Heath following his Washington speech, 28/05/1969


  • Creation: May 1969


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Language of Materials

  • English

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CCO 20/39/6

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Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom