Subject Files on the United Kingdom, 1/20/1981 - 1/20/1989


Subject Files on the United Kingdom, 1/20/1981 - 1/20/1989

This series consists of material relating to Northern Ireland, including the Irish Republican Army (IRA) hunger strikes of 1981 and the 1985 Anglo-Irish Agreement; the 1982 Falkland Islands war with Argentina; meetings and communications involving President Ronald Reagan, Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, Queen Elizabeth II, and other United States and British officials; visits to the United States by Prime Minister Thatcher, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, and Prince Charles and Princess Diana; British politics and government, including the general elections of 1983; British economic, foreign, and trade policies; and a campaign to obtain President Reagan's support for a granting of knighthood to Ian MacNab of Canada. Material relating to foreign visitors may include speeches, press releases, memorandums, correspondence, guest lists, draft and final schedules, and talking points relating to welcoming and departure remarks and toasts made by President Ronald Reagan, current policies with that particular country, transportation, separate meetings with Vice President George H. W. Bush, arrangements for Mrs. Nancy Reagan to host the first lady of the country, guests attending the dinners or lunches, Mrs. Reagan's meetings with other First Ladies, and expressions of gratitude for all who attended.

2 linear feet, 3 linear inches


SNAC Resource ID: 11612840

Ronald Reagan Library

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