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Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

No Other Road: 1953 Red and Black Editors Stand Up for Equality and Free Speech is a public oral history that documents the experiences of the editors of the University of Georgia's newspaper, Red and Black, who in 1953 resigned in protest following…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Bill Shipp interviews Griffin Bell about his career and his tenure as U.S. Attorney General (1977-1979). Bell comments on the integration of Georgia schools and the University of Georgia, the Kennedy presidential campaign in Georgia, and Martin…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Russell Library Director Sheryl Vogt interviews Bobby Rowan about his tenure in the Georgia Senate (1963-1974) and as a Public Service Commissioner (1989-1994). Rowan discusses his early life, including schooling, family, church attendance, and…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Charles Campbell interviews Anthony Alaimo about his experiences as a prisoner of war in Germany during World War II, his time as an attorney in Atlanta, and his tenure as a judge in the U.S. District Court (Southern District of Georgia). Judge…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Donald Stewart discusses his education, his work with the Soil Conservation Service and the idea for Sandy Creek Park. He comments on watershed programs in Athens including dams and flood control. Stewart also discusses Athens-Clarke County's…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

George Chandler discusses his early life and career and how he became involved and Sandy Creek Park. He discusses the phases the park has gone through, from original planning to landscaping and natural area conservation. He comments on budgeting,…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Nancy Smith discusses her experience as director of Sandy Creek Park. She weighs in on recreational parks versus resource-based parks, and reflects on Sandy Creek Park's spillway and maintenance. She also comments on issues regarding the park such as…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Rick Kelly discusses Sandy Creek Park’s role in the Athens community, its budget and maintenance, and many aspects of the lake including security, lifeguards, and concern for patron safety. He comments on the merger of the city and county governments…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Rick Main discusses his previous work for the U.S. Forest Service and the Soil Conservation Service. He reflects on the budgeting and construction of Sandy Creek Park and discusses using inmate labor in the construction of the park. Main comments on…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Robert Farmer discusses his work with the Soil Conservation Service, priorities for the design of Sandy Creek Park, and the importance of setting, maintenance, and meeting citizens' desired uses for a park. He comments on the involvement of county…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

UGA Political Science Professor Dr. Ieda Siqueira Wiarda interviews Margaret Bennett about her life in the diplomatic corps and as the wife of Foreign Service Officer and U. S. Ambassador William Tapley Bennett, Jr. Bennett discusses her experiences…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

A Conversation with Pete Wheeler is a discussion, with Dr. William Stueck and Dr. James Cobb, of Wheeler's long career as Georgia's Commissioner of Veterans Services. Wheeler discusses his early life, attending Emory at Oxford and the University of…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

William R. "Bill" Shipp interviews Tom Watson Brown. Topics include Tom Watson (Brown's great-grandfather and national Populist leader), the Leo Frank case, Walter J. Brown, James F. Byrnes, Strom Thurmond, MARTA, the Watson-Brown Foundation, and the…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

George Justice interviews Carl E. Sanders about his activities as a Georgia state senator, governor, and business leader. Sanders discusses his early life, his involvement with the YMCA, and the state of youth during the Great Depression. He recalls…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Richard B. Russell Library Director Sheryl Vogt interviews Kil Townsend about his life as a lawyer, businessman, author, and maverick Republican legislator in the Georgia House of Representatives from 1965 to 1992. Townsend discusses his early work…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Richard B. Russell's niece Sally Russell Warrington interviews Charles Campbell about his work for Senator Richard B. Russell and Russell’s activities from 1965 to 1971. Campbell discusses growing up in Jackson, Georgia, and attending the University…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

UGA History Professor Dr. Kathleen Clark interviews Lorena Weeks about her life and her discrimination case against Southern Bell in the 1960s. Lorena Weeks recalls how she started working at Southern Bell Telephone Company. She discusses her early…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Powell Moore interviews Eugene Methvin about his Georgia roots and his life as a journalist and writer and editor for Reader's Digest. Eugene Methvin discusses his early life in Vienna, Georgia, and his family history of journalism and newspaper…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Chief Domestic Advisor in 1971. In 1975 Ehrlichman was convicted of conspiracy, obstruction of justice, and perjury for his role in the Watergate Scandal. J. Stanley Pottinger served as Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights in the United States…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Augusta Phillips is interviewed by her niece, Mattie Hubbard about her involvement with civil rights and community activism. Phillips discusses her brothers' involvement in the World War II effort. She recalls her brothers' fight for community needs…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Zoller discusses her childhood in Columbus, Georgia. She recalls the desegregation of Columbus High School. Zoller reflects on attending the University of Georgia and subsequently working for Rich's (an Atlanta-based department store that later…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Martha Zoller discusses her early life, including her father's life and family history. She discusses her mother's opinion of integration, her family's attitude toward African Americans, and a walkout staged by the black students of Columbia High…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Bill Shipp interviews journalist and writer Robert Coram. Robert Coram recalls working on Cumberland Island first as a caretaker and then a park ranger. He comments on the preservation of Georgia's barrier islands and shark fishing. Coram discusses…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Dr. Robert Bielen, a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania medical school, joined the Peace Corps in order to fulfil his military obligations. He was in the Dominican Republic in the 1960s at the time where the country was facing political…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Dr. Carl Hartrampf, Jr. is a distinguished plastic surgeon in the Atlanta Area. He is a native of Atlanta, and he attended Emory University and the University of Georgia. After his internships and residencies, Hartrampf established a medical practice…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Dr. Walter Allen, Sr. grew up in Allendale, South Carolina where he learned how to play the trumpet in his high school band. He began his music career as a teenager by playing in a variety of bands, including the military band during his service in…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Music promoters, Alex Cooley and Peter Conlon, along with Presidential aid, Tom Beard, talk about the development of the music scene in Atlanta. Cooley and Conlon talk about the several concerts and festivals they arranged over the years. And the…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Hugh Peterson Jr was born in Washington, DC to Congressman Hugh Peterson, Sr. and Patience Elizabeth Russell Peterson. Peterson spent half of his childhood in Ailey, Ga and Washington, DC. After going to Yale University and Harvard Law School,…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Linda Fuller Degelmann co-founded Habitat for Humanity International with her husband Millard Fuller. Through her work at Habitat for Humanity she has helped create initiatives such as the Carter Work Projects, Women’s Builds, and mental health care…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

General Eugene “Gene” Habiger was born in California in 1939. He attended the University of California before enlisting in the Army. He then returned to school and graduated from the University of Georgia. In 1996 he became the Commander and Chief…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Jim Grimsley was born in 1955 in North Carolina. He worked as a playwright for 7 Stages Theater for over 20 years and has written numerous semi-autobiographical novels including Winter Birds and Dream Boy. He is a Professor of Practice in the English…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

John Vaughn was born in Rome, Georgia during the 1930s. Vaughn attended Morris Brown College and served in the Korean War as a battalion engineer. Vaughn taught in Summerville, Mississippi and has participated in the civil rights initiatives of…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Frank Barron was born in Rome, Georgia and graduated from Darlington School in 1948. Barron worked at Coca Cola 1956 before retiring from his executive position. Barron supervised many projects throughout his career and in this interview, he talks…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Former Administrative Assistant Charles Campbell, former Press Secretary Powell Moore, former Press Secretary Earl Leonard, and former aid Norman Underwood discuss their experiences working with Senator Russell in his Washington office.

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Tom Johnson, from Macon, Ga, earned an MBA from Harvard University and worked in politics alongside Lyndon B. Johnson before working in professional journalism. In this interview, Johnson details his experience of the White House Fellowship Program,…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Doctors Edouard Servy, Benjamin Brackett, and Joe Massey discuss the history of and their experiences with In vitro fertilization (IVF).

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Bill Talmadge was born in 1941 in New York City. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a bachelor’s degree in political science. He attended law school at the University of Georgia before clerking for State Supreme…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Igor Khripunov was born in the 1940s and works at the University of Georgia’s Center for International trade and security as a Distinguished Fellow and professor. Khripunov began his career as a translator for the Soviet Union. Previously, Khripunov…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Gary Bertsch was born in Vallejo, California in 1944. Bertsch received a PhD in political science at the University of Oregon. Bertsch created the Center for East-West Trade Policy at the University of Georgia, which was later renamed the Center for…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Businessman James E. (Jimmy) Stewart, Jr. discusses growing up in South Georgia in the 1930s and 1940s, attending the University of Georgia, serving in the United States Army in Cold War Europe, and running a family-owned, small business in Waycross,…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

James Hamilton was born in South Carolina. Hamilton has worked in many sectors of litigation, and on many famed cases including as the assistant to chief council in the Watergate Committee. Hamilton represented Senator Herman Talmage in the Watergate…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Russell King moved around frequently as a child but eventually settled in South Georgia. He attended the University of Georgia for undergraduate studies and law school before working as Herman Talmadge’s Senior Legislative Assistant. In this…

Collection: Richard B. Russell Library Oral History Documentary Collection

Philip T. Parkerson, a historian and retired U.S. Foreign Service official, begins by discussing his early life in Eastman, Georgia, U.S. Navy service during the Vietnam War, and education at the University of Georgia. Parkerson joined the U.S.…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk describes U.S. foreign policy with China during the Truman administration. He discusses the involvement of the United Nations during the Korean War, the personal animosity between Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson and Secretary of State…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk interviewed by Richard Rusk and Uri Ra’anan from the Fletcher School of Diplomacy. Topics include U.S. foreign relations, the diplomatic and consular service, the Department of State, the Soviet Union, Eastern Europe, and arms control and…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk interviewed by Richard Rusk and Uri Ra’anan from the Fletcher School of Diplomacy. Topics include U.S. foreign relations, the U.S. Department of State, President Eisenhower, President Kennedy, and President Johnson, Russia, China, and the…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk interviewed by Richard Rusk and Uri Ra’anan. This interview is part of Fletcher School of Diplomacy’s Oral History Project at Tuft’s University. Topics include aspects of international diplomacy, Belgium (foreign relations and Africa),…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk interviewed by Richard Rusk and Uri Ra’anan. This interview is part of Fletcher School of Diplomacy’s Oral History Project at Tuft’s University. Topics include aspects of international diplomacy, Belgium (foreign relations and Africa),…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

George Ball interviewed by Richard Rusk and Thomas Schoenbaum.George Ball served as under-secretary of state for economic affairs (1961) and deputy secretary from 1961-1966.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

George Ball interviewed by Richard Rusk and Thomas Schoenbaum.George Ball served as under-secretary of state for economic affairs (1961) and deputy secretary from 1961-1966.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk interviewed by Douglas Simon.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

James R. Caldwell interviewed by Thomas Schoenbaum.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Recording of a speech Dean Rusk gave on July 23, 1979. Topics include Afghanistan (foreign relations with the Soviet Union, Soviet occupation from 1979-1989), the Cold War, U.S. elections, the Iran Hostage Crisis, the Marshall Plan, the Soviet Union,…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses economic and social conditions of the Dominican Republic.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk with unidentified interviewer.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

A song about Dean Rusk written and sung by Thomas Hardman.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Part one of an autobiographical sketch by Dean Rusk, as told to Richard Rusk.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Part two of an autobiographical sketch by Dean Rusk, as told to Richard Rusk.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Part three of an autobiographical sketch by Dean Rusk, as told to Richard Rusk.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Part four of an autobiographical sketch by Dean Rusk, as told to Richard Rusk. Topics include Rusk’s siblings (Margaret; Parks; Roger; Helen Rusk [Perkins]), the death of his parents, influences and heroes (Robert E. Lee, George Catlett Marshall),…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Part five of an autobiographical sketch by Dean Rusk, as told to Richard Rusk

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Part six of an autobiographical sketch by Dean Rusk, as told to Richard Rusk.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

In this interview, Dean Rusk describes the Rockefeller family and his work at the Rockefeller Foundation. He talks about the South's hookworm disease problem, public health, relations between Rockefeller Foundation and Russia, technical assistance to…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

In this interview, Dean Rusk describes the various competing agencies within the U.S. government and more specifically, the scaling down of the Dept. of State. He speaks of the importance of developing personal relationships among cabinet members. In…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Richard Geary Rusk interviews Nicholas Katzenbach about his working relationship with Dean Rusk during the administrations of Presidents Kennedy and Johnson. Katzenbach speaks of Rusk's relationship with both presidents, Attorney General Robert…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk is interviewed about the Dominican Republic. Topics include economic conditions in 1961 and the history, politics and government, and social conditions of the country.This interview is continued on Rusk BBBB and Rusk CCCC.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dr. Peter Oliver interviews Dean Rusk about the military-industrial complex. Topics include defense contracts.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Richard Geary Rusk interviews Richard Holbrooke about the Philippines. Topics include economic conditions, U.S. interests and policies in the region, the history of the Philippines, Japanese occupation and the period of 1946-1986, and the 1986…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk describes the work of the Rockefeller Foundation and Rockefeller grants, focusing on the conflict between culture and tradition with development strategies. He cites as examples public health efforts in India, Mexico, and Hungary and…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk, Martin Hillenbrand, and Loch Johnson describe U.S. foreign policy and the competing agencies within the U.S. government. They also speak of "competition" between presidential adminstrations. They contrast the duties of the Secretary of…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Richard Rusk interviews Nicholas Katzenbach about the Vietnam War.Nicholas Katzenbach served as U.S. attorney general (1965-1966) and under secretary of state (1966-1969).This interview is a continuation of Rusk AAA.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses the politics, government, and social conditions of the Dominican Republic, including the economic conditions of the country in 1961; the Coup d’etat in 1963, and the revolution in 1965.This interview is a continuation of Rusk AAAA…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses the Vietnam War and Presidents Kennedy and Johnson.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk delivers a lecture to Loch Johnson’s class about the Soviet Union, arms control, and the arms race.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk describes the Vietnam War. He begins by focusing on the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization and the events surrounding the Laos Accords of 1962. Rusk also addresses the "winnability" of the war and cites the media's role in perceptions of…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Richard Rusk interviews Martin Hillenbrand about U.S. Foreign Policy, including the downfall of German Chancellor Ludwig Erhard after his meeting with Lyndon Johnson in 1966.Martin Hillenbrand served as U.S. diplomat and ambassador (1939-1976) and…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Richard Rusk interviews McGeorge Bundy. Bundy discusses his long relationship with Dean Rusk, both as a colleague and friend. He describes Rusk's working relationship with Kennedy and Johnson. When discussing the Kennedy administration, Bundy focuses…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

William Tapley Bennett discusses the Dominican Republic.This interview is a continuation of Rusk AAAA and Rusk BBBB.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Section A: Dean Rusk interviewed by Richard Rusk and Thomas Schoenbaum. Section B: Katherine E. Sherman and Rugh Gillard interviewed by Richard Rusk. Section C: Mary Woods Bennett interviewed by Richard Rusk. Topics include higher education and…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses North and South Korea in the context of United States foreign relations and military involvement.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses World War II, Ho Chi Minh, U.S. Presidents Truman, Eisenhower, and Kennedy, the Intelligence Service’s OSS, French Indochina, and the Marshall Plan.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk, Martin Hillenbrand, and Richard Rusk discuss the early 1960s, including the U.S.'s relationships with the Soviet Union and with Germany.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

McGeorge Bundy discusses Dean Rusk's working relationship with Lyndon Johnson and Robert McNamara. He focuses on Johnson and Rusk's conversations on U.S. policy during the Vietnam War.McGeorge Bundy served as special assistant to the president for…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses the United Nations, including person anecdotes, the officials and employees of General Assembly and the Security Council, and the proceedings of the Security Council.This interview is continued on Rusk EEEE.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk interviewed by a German TV crew on the Berlin Wall.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses social conditions in the United States from 1918-1945, Rhodes Scholarships, higher education, religion, capitalism, and communism.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk describes the role of the Secretary of State. He contrasts Marshall, Acheson, and Dulles' influence and style. Rusk continues by describing his transition into the post of Secretary of State, the character of his position under Kennedy and…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses the Civil Rights movement in the United States during the 1960s, the Civil Rights movement in South Africa, and problems in government dealings with foreign countries over civil rights.This interview is continued on Rusk FF and…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

U. Alexis Johnson discusses his long association with Dean Rusk. He focuses on the Cuban Missle Crisis. In particular, he discusses the use of non-Kennedy-administration personnel in handling the crisis and the follow-up press conference to the Bay…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses the United Nations and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. This interview is a continuation of Rusk DDDD.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

George McGhee interviewed by Richard Rusk.George McGhee served as U.S. under-secretary of state for political affairs (1961-1963) and ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany (1963-1968).

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk talks about his childhood and background, his education, and the Civil War and Reconstruction.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses the Civil Rights movement, including State Department integration, the effects on immigration and foreign policy, the government agencies' attitudes toward integration, and integration and segregation in Rusk’s experiences at…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

U. Alexis Johnson interviewed by Richard Rusk. U. Alexis Johnson discusses both his personal and professional relationship with Rusk. He focuses on Rusk during the Truman and Kennedy administrations. Johnson comments on Rusk as an administrator and…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

John S. Candler, II, discusses his lifelong friendship with Dean Rusk. He speaks of their youth and attendance at Boys' High School in Atlanta and later at Davidson College. He speaks of Rusk as Secretary of State and of his involvement in the…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

George McGhee interviewed by Richard Rusk.George McGhee served as U.S. under-secretary of state for political affairs (1961-1963) and ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany (1963-1968).

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Richard Rusk and Thomas Schoenbaum interview Richard Holbrooke. Topics include the U.S. Department of State, the Vietnam War, and U.S. Presidents Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon.Richard Holbrooke served in Vietnam (1963-1966), was a member of White House…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses his early career in the U.S. Department of Defense, George C. Marshall, and the U.S. Department of State, including John Foster Dulles, Dean Acheson, and Andrei Gromyko. Rusk also discusses the United Nations, Adlai Stevenson,…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Rusk discusses his experiences with racism, integration and discrimination issues, including housing discrimination in Washington and his daughter’s marriage. This interview is a continuation of Rusk FF.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

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…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Thomas Schoenbaum interviews Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., about Dean Rusk's career.Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. was professor of history at Harvard University and special assistant to President of United States under Kennedy.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Richard Rusk interviews Ralph Beaird.This interview is continued on Rusk HHHHHH.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses his childhood in Atlanta. Topics include the Ku Klux Klan, Reconstruction, the Leo Frank case, the Atlanta race riot of 1906, and radio.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk talks about World War II, including U.S. Foreign Policy, Asia, and the China-Burma-India theatre. Rusk also discusses his career as Assistant Secretary for Far Eastern Affairs, including Japan’s invasion of Manchuria, and the Sino-Japanese…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Lucius Battle discusses his long relationship with Dean Rusk both as a colleague and friend. He talks about U.S. foreign policy from World War II through the Vietnam War. He gives his views on Rusk and former Secretaries of State Dean Acheson and…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses the United Nations and U.S. President Harry Truman.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk describes the Tet Offensive. He also discusses the effect of the war on both Johnson and Rusk; the cabinet and administrative staff who disagreed with U.S. policy in Vietnam (Clifford, Harriman, McNamara, Westmoreland, and Ball); and…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Richard Rusk interviews Ralph Beaird.This interview is a continuation of Rusk GGGGGG.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses the Rockefeller Foundation and John Foster Dulles.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses China, including the Chinese Civil War (1945-1949) and the Sino-Japanese Conflict (1937-1945). Rusk also discusses U.S. foreign relations, foreign public opinion, and anti-Americanism.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Richard Rusk interviews Douglas Dillon.Douglas Dillon served as under secretary of state (1959-1961) and secretary of the treasury (1961-1965).

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses the Vietnam War. He describes the Tet Offensive, its aftermath, and U.S. public reaction to both. He discusses leaks during the Johnson administration, the large numbers of war dissenters, and disagreements among Johnson's Cabinet…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Richard Rusk interviews Frederick Davison about higher education and about Dean Rusk accepting a position at UGA.Frederick Davison was vice chancellor of the University System Georgia (1966-1967) and president of the University of Georgia…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses his career with the Department of State as Deputy Under Secretary and Assistant Secretary for Far Eastern Affairs, the McCarthy hearings, and World War II.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses arms control, the Berlin Crisis, and the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Richard Rusk interviews John Jay McCloy about working with Dean Rusk in the administrations of Presidents Truman and Kennedy. McCloy focuses on his own efforts to promote arms control and touches the relationship between Rusk and George Marshall. He…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses the United Nations, the U.N. Security Council, and President Harry Truman.This interview is continued on Rusk KKKK.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk describes Lyndon Johnson's desire to bring the Vietnam War to a close. He discusses growing opposition to the war among cabinet members, Congress, and at the grassroots level. Rusk speaks of Arthur Goldberg's bombing halt proposal,…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses John F. Kennedy, including his assassination, background, election, health, inaugural address, education, and staff. This interview is continued on Rusk KKKKKK.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses U.S. foreign policy in Africa, the Congo, Katanga, and Belgium. He also discusses the United Nations, including Secretary General Dag Hammarskjöld.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses the Korean War and China. This interview is a continuation of Rusk HH.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Richard Rusk interviews Walt Rostow over the telephone. Walt Rostow discusses his working relationship with Dean Rusk during the administrations of Presidents Kennedy and Johnson and touches upon his own experience as a student at Oxford. He comments…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses the United Nations, the U.N. Security Council, and President Harry Truman.This interview is a continuation of Rusk JJJJ.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Deborah Shapley interviews Dean Rusk about Robert McNamara.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses President Kennedy and his staff, the Berlin Wall, and the Cuban Missile Crisis.This interview is a continuation of Rusk JJJJJJ.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses the United Nations, including resolutions, sanctions, and the Security Council. He also discusses Palestine and Jewish-Arab relations in 1949.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk interviews Walt Rostow over the phone. Walt Rostow discusses his relationship with Dean Rusk during the administrations of Presidents Kennedy and Johnson and the Vietnam War. He touches upon the "Tuesday luncheons" and critiques Rusk's…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses the colonies of Great Britain and France and world politics in 1945.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk describes the U.S. efforts to bring the Vietnam War to a close and the subsequent peace talks. In particular, he discusses the selection of the U.S. delegation, the conflicts among the members of the U.S. delegation, and the effect of the…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses the Korean War, including General MacArthur and President Syngman Rhee.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk describes Indochina's history and the early U.S. involvement in the region, first in Laos and then in Vietnam. He discusses treaty commitments in the Pacific as well as efforts to maintain peace in the area. In particular, he talks of the…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

William Bundy, interviewed by Richard Rusk, discusses his association with Dean Rusk during the Johnson administration. He contrasts Rusk's working style with that of Robert McNamara and reflects on Rusk's abilities as an administrator. He describes…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk describes the balance of power following World War II. He discusses the U.S. military policy, in particular disarmament, collective security, and U.S.-Asian foreign policy. Rusk also touches on Joseph McCarthy.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses David Halberstam's book, The Best and The Brightest. Rusk discounts the accuracy of Halberstam's reporting since he had no contact with the author. He speaks of working in the Truman administration and of Truman's relationship…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses World War II. Topics include the Burma Campaign, Merrill’s Marauders, China-Burma-India theatre, and Lord Mountbatten.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk and William P. Bundy describe the U.S. policy of gradualism in Vietnam during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. They speak of Lyndon Johnson's visit to Vietnam in 1961, the 1963 Coup in South Vietnam, and the Tonkin Gulf Crisis, as…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Kenneth W. Thompson discusses his long relationship with Dean Rusk as a friend and colleague at the Rockefeller Foundation. He discusses Rusk's practice of surrounding himself with the best and brightest people and his ability with young people.…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Benjamin Read interviewed by Richard Rusk. Topics include the staff of U.S. Presidents and the U.S. Foreign Relations Administration.Benjamin Read served as Executive Secretary/Special Assistant to Dean Rusk from 1963-1969.This interview is continued…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk describes U.S.-Soviet foreign relations in terms of the 1955 Austrian State Treaty. He also compares the balance of power in the early years of the Cold War to that of 1985. Rusk also discusses the chances for the reunification of Germany…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Emory "Coby" Swank interviewed by Richard Rusk over the telephone. Topics include the U.S. Department of State and foreign relations.Emory "Coby" Swank served as a consultant for the U.S. Department of State from 1946-1975.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses his time at Oxford in the early 1930s, the time he spent in Germany during Hitler’s rise to power, and the China-Burma-India Theatre of World War II.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk and William Bundy discuss perceptions that Johnson and his administration misrepresented their intentions about Vietnam War (i.e. the "credibility gap"). In this light, they focus upon the the introduction of ground troops into Vietnam and…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Kenneth W. Thompson interviewed by Richard Rusk. Topics include the Vietnam War, Presidents Kennedy and Johnson, U.S. foreign relations, and the Rockefeller Foundation.Kenneth W. Thompson served as Vice President of the Rockefeller Foundation…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Benjamin Read interviewed by Richard Rusk. Topics include a farewell party for Rusk and Rusk’s assistance to later secretaries.This interview is a continuation of Rusk NNNN.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

William Willard Wirtz, interviewed by Richard Rusk, talks about his memories of Dean Rusk during the period of 1960-1968.William Willard Wirtz was a lawyer who served as secretary of labor for the Department of Labor from 1962-1969

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses President Kennedy, the Vietnam War, arms, and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the Muskie congressional hearings in 1974-1975, surveillance, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the National Security Council. This interview is continued on Rusk Y.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk and William Bundy interviewed by Richard Rusk and Thomas Schoenbaum. Rusk and Bundy describe U.S. involvement in Vietnam during the Kennedy and Johnson Administrations, in particular aerial operations and the Tet Offensive (1968). They…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Ted Sorensen interviewed by Richard Rusk. Topics include the Vietnam War, Presidents Kennedy and Johnson, and the United States Foreign Relations Administration.Theodore C. "Ted" Sorensen served as Assistant to President John Kennedy from 1953-1961…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk interviewed by Richard Rusk and Thomas Schoenbaum. Topics include U.S. Constitutional Law, the diplomatic and consular service, the U.S. Congress and Senate, lobbying, and national security. This interview is continued on Rusk QQQQ.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk describes and answers questions in regard to David Halberstam's book, The Best and The Brightest. He discusses Averell Harriman's relationship with Presidents Kennedy and Johnson. He touches upon U.S. reluctance to use nuclear weapons and…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Virginia Wallace interviewed by Richard Rusk (in absentia--questions submitted by Richard Rusk were read to Ms. Wallace in Korea by an unidentified Foreign Service Officer). Topics include diplomatic and consular service, the U.S. Department of…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusks discusses the Bay of Pigs, Fidel Castro, and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk and William Bundy interviewed by Richard Rusk and Thomas Schoenbaum. Dean Rusk and William P. Bundy discuss U.S. involvement in Vietnam. They touch upon Sen. J. William Fulbright's anti-involvement stance, Congressional support for the war,…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Arthur J. Goldberg discusses his tenure as U.S. Secretary of Labor, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supereme Court, and U.S. Representative to the United Nations and Ambassador at Large, along with his working relationship with Secretary of State Dean…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses U.S. Constitutional Law, the diplomatic and consular service, and the health, staff and term of office of U.S. Presidents. This interview is a continuation of Rusk PPPP.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses the U.S. diplomatic and consular service, diplomatic etiquette, arms control and the arms race, the Soviet Union, and Rhodes Scholarships.Rusk MMMMM, Rusk PPPPP, and Rusk QQQQQ all involve questions from The Best and the…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses U.S. foreign relations, the Department of State, Portugal, France, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Africa, and the Berlin Crisis. This interview is continued on Rusk RRRRRR.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses the interaction between press and politics, in particular his relation ship with the press during his Secretary of State years.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk gives an overview of his career. He describes his time with the Rockefeller Foundation, 1952-1960 and 1969-1970. In particular, he touches upon McCarthyism and the Cox Committee. He discusses the U.S. Foreign Service, the State Department,…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Carl Rowan interviewed by Richard Rusk. Topics include government and the press; U.S. Presidents Kennedy and Johnson, U.S. foreign relations, and race relations in the U.S. Transcript. Carl Rowan served as U.S. ambassador to Finland from 1963-1964…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses international Law, World War II armistices, the United Nations (UN), and higher education.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses U.S. foreign relations with Africa, India, Russia, and Canada, as well as the United Nations (UN) and the Department of State. This interview is a continuation of Rusk QQQQQQ.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses his relationship with press during his Secretary of State years and the press coverage of the Vietnam War.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses diplomats, the staff of U.S. Presidents, and United States foreign relations in 1945. This interview is continued on Rusk TT.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Carl Rowan interviewed by Richard Rusk. Topics include governement and the press and President Johnson. Carl Rowan served as U.S. ambassador to Finland from 1963-1964 and director of the United States Information Agency from 1964-1965.This interview…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses international law, the United Nations, and higher education. This interview is continued of Rusk TTTT. The beginning of the interview no longer exists; it was accidentally taped over by Richard Rusk at the time of the recording.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses politics and government of Korea and China in 1945, United States military policy, and the U.S. Department of State. This interview is continued on Rusk TTTTT.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Eugene Rostow interviewed by Richard Rusk. Topics include Rostow’s memories of Dean Rusk, Rusk’s relationship with Rostow and Dean Acheson, the Six-Day War, the Vietnam War, the Nonproliferation Treaty, and Rusk’s greatness of spirit.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk, Dennis Farney, and David Ignatius of the Wall Street Journal discuss the Vietnam War.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses U.S. foreign economic relations and foreign relations in 1945. This interview is a continuation of Rusk SS.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk, Richard Rusk, Thomas Schoenbaum, and Tom Ganschow discuss U.S. foreign relations from 1953-1961, and the history of South Korea and China from 1945-1968.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk and Milner Ball discuss international law, higher education, and U.S. Presidents Johnson and Kennedy. This interview is a continuation of Rusk SSSS. The beginning of the interview no longer exists; it was accidentally taped over by Richard…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses U.S. relations with China in 1945. He also talks about South Africa, including foreign relations, race relations, and politics. This interview is a continuation of Rusk SSSSS.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

William Schaufele interviewed by Richard Rusk.William Schaufele served as diplomat and ambassador from 1950-1980.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk, Richard Rusk, Thomas Schoenbaum, and Loch Johnson discuss the U.S. Congress and relations between the Executive and Legislative branches.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Side 1 of this recording is closed. Side 2 consists of a transcript of the television show “Dean Rusk Visit to Davidson College, 1962.” This recording includes interviews about Rusk’s student days at Davidson College.Frontis Johnston was a former…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk, Richard Rusk, Thomas Schoenbaum, and Tom Ganschow discuss Chinese civilization and foreign relations from 1946-1976, as well as the history of China and its politics and government.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses the United Nations, including sanctions, treaty-making powers, voting, the U.N. Security Council, and the U.N. General Assembly. He also discusses the Soviet Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Rusk talks…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk interviewed by John Haag. Topics include higher education, the Rhodes Scholarship, Germany history from 1933-1945, and Great Britain, including British colonies, diplomatic and consular service, economic and social conditions, and…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

George Ball interviewed by Richard Rusk.George Ball served as under-secretary of state for economic affairs (1961) and deputy secretary from 1961-1966.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses the Cuban Missile Crisis, including relations with Congress during the crisis and the attitudes among members of President’s cabinet.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Richard Rusk interviews Richard Holbrooke. Topics include the Vietnam War and U.S. foreign relations from 1963-74.Richard Holbrooke served in Vietnam (1963-1966), was a member of White House staff (1966-1967), and was part of the Paris peace talks on…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses Israel, including the Suez Campaign and Israel-Arab conflicts.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses international law, Panama, U.S. diplomatic and consular service, and the United Nations.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk, Richard Rusk, and John Haag discuss higher education, the Rhodes Scholarship, Germany history from 1933-1945, and Great Britain, including British colonies, diplomatic and consular service, economic and social conditions, and intellectual…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

George Ball interviewed by Richard Rusk.George Ball served as under-secretary of state for economic affairs (1961) and deputy secretary from 1961-1966.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk, Richard Rusk, Thomas Schoenbaum, and Loch Johnson discuss Rusk’s relations with Congress in his capacity as Secretary of State.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Benjamin Read interviewed by Richard Rusk. Topics include President Kennedy and U.S. foreign relations and administrations.Benjamin Read served as Executive Secretary/Special Assistant to Dean Rusk from 1963-1969.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses Israel, including the Suez Campaign and Israel-Arab Conflicts. This interview is continued on Rusk XXX.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses United States diplomatic and consular service, diplomatic etiquette, government etiquette, and U.S. Presidents Kennedy and Johnson.
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