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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

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: 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 U.S. Department of State, President Eisenhower, President Kennedy, and President Johnson, Russia, China, and the…

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. 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

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

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, 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 the United Nations Security Council and the politics, government, and foreign relations of China, post-World War II.This interview is continued on Rusk XXXXX.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

Dean Rusk discusses the United Nations Security Council and the politics, government, and foreign relations of China, post-World War II.This interview is a continuation of Rusk WWWWW.

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

William Tapley Bennett interviewed by Richard Rusk. Topics include Bennett’s career in the military and the foreign service, Dean Rusk and his wife Virginia Foisie Rusk, Peggy Rusk’s marriage, Vietnam, Bennett’s son, Richard Rusk’s brother-in-law,…

Collection: Richard B. Russell, Jr. Oral History Project

Interview with Barboura Raesly, personal secretary to Senator Russell. Topics include agriculture; Civil rights; Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962; Douglas MacArthur; Military bases; New Deal, 1933-1939; Presidential election (1952); Franklin D. Roosevelt;…

Collection: Richard B. Russell, Jr. Oral History Project

Interview with Patience Elizabeth Russell Peterson, sister of Senator Russell and wife of Congressman Hugh Peterson. Topics include Cuban Missile Crisis, Oct. 1962; Georgia politics and government; Lyndon B. Johnson; Hugh Peterson; Franklin D.…

Collection: Richard B. Russell, Jr. Oral History Project

Interview with Henry Edward "Jeb" Russell, minister and brother of Senator Russell. Topics include Civil rights; Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962; Lyndon B. Johnson; John F. Kennedy; Korean War, 1950-1953; Douglas MacArthur; Presidential election (1952);…

Collection: Richard B. Russell, Jr. Oral History Project

Interview with James W. Fulbright, U.S. Senator (D-Arkansas). Topics include personal Anecdotes of Senator Russell; Commitments Resolution--War in Congo; Relationship with Russell; Russell as parliamentarian; Russell's relationship with members of…

Collection: Richard B. Russell, Jr. Oral History Project

Interview with Leonard B. Jordan, U.S. Senator (R-Idaho). Topics include Cold War; Georgia gubernatorial elections; Parliamentary practices; U.S. defense; U.S. Senate.

Collection: Richard B. Russell, Jr. Oral History Project

Interview with Samuel J. Ervin Jr., U.S. Senator (D-North Carolina). Topics include Cuban Missile Crisis; Democratic National Convention (1948; 1952); Lyndon Baines Johnson; John F. Kennedy; Douglas MacArthur; Russell's character and leadership;…

Collection: Richard B. Russell, Jr. Oral History Project

Collection: Richard B. Russell, Jr. Oral History Project

Interview with Samuel E. Vandiver, Governor of Georgia. Topics include Robert C. Byrd; Jimmy Carter; Cuban Missile Crisis, Oct. 1962; Lyndon B. Johnson; John F. Kennedy; Robert Kennedy; Korean War, 1950-1953; Douglas MacArthur; Military bases;…

Collection: Richard B. Russell, Jr. Oral History Project

Collection: Richard B. Russell, Jr. Oral History Project

Interview with Buddy Darden, Attorney at Law, U.S. House of Representatives (D-Georgia). Topics include anecdotes of Senator Russell; Cuban Missile Crisis; Demosthenian Society; Lyndon Baines Johnson; Edward M. Kennedy; Russell correspondence;…

Collection: Richard B. Russell, Jr. Oral History Project

Collection: Richard B. Russell, Jr. Oral History Project

Collection: Richard B. Russell, Jr. Oral History Project

Collection: Richard B. Russell, Jr. Oral History Project

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

Mack Mattingly was born in Anderson, Indiana on January 7, 1931 and had a career in both business and politics in Georgia for many decades. In 1980 he became the first Republican from Georgia to serve in the U.S. Senate since Reconstruction. In this…

Collection: I. Georgia Narratives

Sally Brown Rhoden recalls growing up in Monroe, Georgia. She discusses seeing plays at the Fox Theater, her family, and social life. She recalls participating in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade with the Monroe Drum and Bugle Corps. She reflects…

Collection: UGA Student Veterans Oral History Project

Lizette Busquets served as a intelligence analyst in the United States Army during the Cold War. She discusses her identity as a Puerto Rican woman in the military, her early training, and a deployment to West Germany. Busquets addresses public…

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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