JMAS-87 American Support for European IntegrationDocuments from 08 June 1953 to 10 May 1958
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Material concerning Jean Monnet's relationship with John Foster Dulles in soliciting support for European unity, includes: letter from Jean Monnet to Dulles regarding American financing for the development programme of the Coal and Steel Community, states he had support of President but required support of Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Would like to be able to release statement at the Assembly meeting for the Community stating America's intention to participate in the development programme, as such a statement would have great political significance. Also, memorandum of points for information of the Senate Committee concerning loans to High Authority of ECSC,letter from Jean Monnet to Dulles regarding David Bruce's resignation as the US Representative in Europe, asks for continued support from Administration for unity in Europe as the momentum was falling. Stresses need for agreed US mission in Luxembourg totally automonous and independent, as it was important for High Authority to preserve its special supranational character in dealing with foreign governments. Feels that William Tomlinson would be best choice to replace Bruce,- memoranda of conversations between Dulles and Jean Monnet regarding movement toward European integration, EURATOM, Guy Mollet's (French Premier) visit to US and payment of second monetary fund to High Authority.
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The originals are held in various Archives and Presidential Libraries in the USA