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1985 Oct 24 Th
Archive (Thatcher MSS)

MT Engagement Diary

Document type: Declassified documents
Document kind: Engagement Diary
Venue: -
Source: THCR 6/1/2/7
Journalist: -
Editorial comments: Taken from a typed version of the appointment diary prepared in the Garden Room following MT's resignation but before 1992. The handwritten original has also been studied and material from that source has sometimes been added in, with explicit notes to that effect. The handwritten volumes are now being deposited at TNA in the series PREM32; PREM32/19 is the manuscript version of the diary, PREM32/7 the typed one.
Importance ranking: Minor
Word count: 1p
Themes: -

Thursday 24 October 1985

               [Material from handwritten original of the 1985 appointment diary: New York.]
0800   Hair
0900-0945   Meeting with Premier Zhao Ziyang of China - suite
0950   Depart Hotel on foot for:
1000   President Reagan’s Address of Commemorative Session of General Assembly, followed by addresses of China and India
1145   Address Commemorative Session of General Assembly
After   Sit for Time Magazine photograph [“(adjacent Chinese lounge)” - engagement card 1/10/97 f16]
              Meeting with Signor Craxi of Italy
1230   Return to Hotel [(by limousine) - engagement card 1/10/97 f16]
              Snack lunch in suite
1250   Depart hotel on foot
1255   Arrive US Mission for:
1315   President Reagan’s Multinational Meeting
1445   Depart US Mission by limousine for
1500   Commemorative Session of General Assembly for speeches by Sec Gen and Pres. Gen Assembly and adoption of declaration
1600   Return to hotel for BI’s [Bernard Ingham] briefing [not listed on engagement card]
1645   Depart hotel [engagement card – by limousine] for:
1700-1730   Press Conference - Grand Hyatt Hotel
1745   UK radio and TV interviews - Grand Hyatt Hotel [Mr Murray’s suite - engagement card 1/10/97 f16]
1815   Depart Grand Hyatt for UN Plaza
1910   Depart UN Plaza Hotel for
1930   President Reagan’s Dinner - Waldorf Astoria Hotel
2150   Depart hotel for JFK Airport
2220   Depart JFK Airport by VC10 for Heathrow


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