Franklin D. Roosevelt

Joint Statement with Prime Minister MacDonald.

April 22, 1933

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

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