Joint Statement with Prime Minister MacDonald.
A PRELIMINARY discussion was held this forenoon between the President and the Prime Minister at which the following were present:
President Roosevelt William C. Bullitt,
The Secretary of State Special Assistant to the
Assistant Secretary of State, Secretary of State
Raymond Moley The Prime Minister
Senator Key Pittman The British Ambassador
of Nevada Sir Robert Van Sittart
Mr. Herbert Feis, Sir Frederick Leith-Ross
Economic Adviser of the Mr. James Barlow
State Department Mr. Arnold E. Overton
The main problems of the World Economic Conference were reviewed and a decision was reached that these should be allocated in the 'first instance to the experts who would commence their discussions this afternoon and continue them tomorrow.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Joint Statement with Prime Minister MacDonald. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/208087