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Finding Aid

2014-0090-F: The Meeting Between President George W. Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair, January 31, 2003

Scope and Content

The materials in FOIA 2014-0090-F are a selective, not necessarily all inclusive, body of documents responsive to the topic of the FOIA. Researchers should consult the archivist about related materials.

FOIA 2014-0090-F contains materials related to a meeting between President George W. Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair held January 31, 2003, in the White House.

This FOIA primarily contains routine correspondence, cover sheets, routing sheets, schedule proposals, press remarks, and speech drafts. Included are some copies of photographs taken of President George W. Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair. These materials include a handwritten thank you letter from President George W. Bush to British Prime Minister Blair, a menu from the January 31, 2003 working dinner at Camp David, a copy of USA Freedom Corps 2002, and printouts of various news articles. Electronic records consist of requests from the media for photos and comments, a morning media review and media reaction report, web photos and captions after the meeting between President George W. Bush and Prime Minister Tony Blair, and lists of speeches given by President George W. Bush on Iraq prior to the war. Emails from early 2006 concern requests from the media for comment after a book and numerous articles were published concerning the January 2003 meeting.

It should be noted that many of the documents listed here have been closed due to National Security classification and/or exemptions of the Freedom of Information Act

Extent

37 folders, approximately 2,310 pages / 152 assets

Provenance

Official records of George W. Bush's presidency are housed at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum and administered by the National Archives and Records Administration under the provisions of the Presidential Records Act.

Folders and Documents

Records Management, White House Office of

Subject Files Subject Files - FG001-07 (Briefing Papers) Subject Files -FG006-03A (Chief of Staff) Confidential Files - FG001-07 (Briefing Papers)

Staff Member Office Files

National Security Council - Records and Access Management - PRS Original Files National Security Council - Records and Access Management - Limited Access Originals Files National Security Council - Records and Access Management - Limited Access Chron Files Appointments and Scheduling, White House Office of - Presidential Daily Diary Appointments and Scheduling, White House Office of - Presidential Daily Diary Backup National Security Council - Defense Policy and Strategy - Miller, Frank - Subject Files National Security Council - European Affairs - Bekkering, Michelle - Chron Files National Security Council - National Security Advisor, Office of the - Hadley, Stephen (Steve) - Subject Files National Security Council - Records and Access Management - Memcons and Telcons National Security Council - Records and Access Management - Memcons and Telcons - Tony Blair Binder National Security Council - Regional Affairs - Ansley, Judith - Subject Files Social Office, White House - Fenton, Catherine Speechwriting, White House Office of - Campbell, Anne Staff Secretary, White House Office of the - Miers, Harriet E. - Presidential Remarks George W. Bush Presidential Electronic Records - Cables George W. Bush Presidential Electronic Records - Emails