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1988 Nov 16 We
Archive (Thatcher MSS)
Personal and party papers, Cambridge

US: MT draft speech for White House Banquet (farewell to Reagan) [remembers 1981 - "you told me ... that for all our economic difficulties, we would be home safe and soon enough"; cuts Churchill story] [released Jul 2018]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: Thatcher MSS, Churchill Archive Centre: THCR 5/1/5/590 f58
Editorial comments:

Undated; listed as 16 Nov when the speech itself was delivered.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 24pp
Themes: Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (USSR & successor states), Conservatism, Leadership