Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956; Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971; Chapman, Oscar L. (Oscar Littleton), 1896-1978; Sawyer, Charles, 1887-1979; Brannan, Charles F. (Charles Franklin), 1903-1992; Plaza Lasso, Galo, 1906-1986
Cabinet meetings; Korean War, 1950-1953; Anglo-Iranian Oil Dispute, 1951-1954
Cabinet Meeting Minutes, June 22, 1951. Matthew J. Connelly Papers - Notes on Cabinet Meetings II.
CABINET MEETING, FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 1951
Tobin - Absent
McGrath - Absent
Wilson - Absent
Harriman - Absent
Galvin for Labor
COLONEL - (AAF)
Briefed Cabinet on Korea.
Pres. of Ecuador made excellent speech at Joint Session of Congress
Developments in Iran are very bad. British made a generous offer but it
was turned down cold and Iran took over British oil property. British may
be forced to shut down refinery which employs 70,000 people - represents
25% of total national income. This will probably result in a revolution in
After 74 meetings in Paris the U. S. has cut off discussions with the
Deputies of Big 3 countries. This was result of Soviet stalling tactics.
Iran situation will cause need for reshuffling of our domestic supply
system as well as the need to supply our allies with their requirements.
If airline strike goes forward Air Force will have to take over.
Has 30 Senate signatures supporting administration sugar program. Thinks we
will get by in good shape.