Memorandum by John F. Kennedy on British membership of the Common Market (20 August 1961)

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On 20 August 1961, the American President, John F. Kennedy, makes his Under-Secretary of State, George Ball, aware of his concern following the announcement of the United Kingdom's application for accession to the European common market and his fears relating to the economic implications for the United States.

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Source: National Security Action Memorandum No. 76 UK Membership in Common Market. Washington: President (1961-1963 : Kennedy). Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs (McGeorge Bundy), 20/08/1961. Black and White.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library (NLK), Boston, MA, Columbia Point, Boston, MA 02125. NLK. NSF. MM. NSAM. 10DDDK, ARC Id. 193 472.

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