Rusk GGG, Alexander Meigs Haig, March 1985

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dublin Core

Description

Richard Rusk interviews Alexander Haig. Haig discusses Dean Rusk's role as Secretary of State during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. Haig critiques the gradualist policy approach in Vietnam as well as the draft system during the war. Haig also touches upon the toll that making life-and-death decisions exacts on policymakers.

Alexander Haig served as a U.S. Army officer, chief of staff (1973-1974), and secretary of state (1981-1982).

Date

1985-03

Identifier

RBRL214DROH-RuskGGG

Coverage

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Duration

59 minutes



Citation

Alexander Haig and Richard Rusk, “Rusk GGG, Alexander Meigs Haig, March 1985,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed July 13, 2020, http://russelllibraryoralhistory.org/RBRL214DROH/RBRL214DROH-RuskGGG.