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1990 Aug 21 Tu
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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

Gulf War: Powell minute to Ingham (pool facilities for British journalists) [ MT "reservations about being too generous with facilities for the press, in the light of experience during the Falklands campaign"] [declassified Jul 2017]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/3077 f258
Editorial comments:

The letter referred to is not on file. (In this context 'pool' of course refers to the press sharing stories, not leisure facilities.) Read other documents selected from this file. The full file from which this item is taken can be seen here - PREM19-3077.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 1p
Themes: Foreign policy (Middle East), Media, Defence (general), Defence (Falklands War, 1982)