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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

James R. Caldwell interviewed by Thomas Schoenbaum.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dean Rusk discusses the Rockefeller Foundation and John Foster Dulles.

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

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

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 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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 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 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, 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, 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

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 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

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

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.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses World War II and his years as Deputy Chief of War Plans in the China-Burma-India theater.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses Israel and Israel-Arab Conflicts. This interview is a continuation of Rusk WWW.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses foreign exchange, military assistance, the politics and government of India in 1947, India-Pakistan conflicts, international law, the Alliance for Progress, emigration and immigration law, the European economic community, the…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses the Vietnam War, the Korean War, military strategy, and U.S. Presidents Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses developing countries, including economic conditions and investments, and developing country specialists. This interview is continued on Rusk ZZZ.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses diplomacy, including the use of the United Nations by smaller countries and establishment treaties.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Richard Holbrooke interviewed by Richard Rusk and Thomas Schoenbaum. Richard Holbrooke explores U.S. policy in Vietnam and in particular the decisions that led to such long-term U.S. involvement. Holbrooke discusses Johnson's March 31, 1968, speech…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk, Richard Rusk, Thomas Schoenbaum, and Bob Clute discuss economic conditions and investments in developing countries and developing country specialists. This interview is a continuation of Rusk YYY.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses the petroleum industry, including pipe lines, the petroleum trade, and petroleum law and legislation. He also discusses Israel, Israel-Arab conflicts, political refugees, spies, emigration and immigration, the United Nations, NASA…

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Thomas Schoenbaum interviews Martin Hillenbrand about Berlin, the Berlin Wall, and the Soviet Union.Martin Hillenbrand served as U.S. diplomat and ambassador (1939-1976) and director of the Atlantic Institute for International Affairs (1977-1982).
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