Browse Items (17 total)

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: 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

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

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

C. Jane Peleuses and Gus P. Mossellem interviewed by Richard Rusk.C. Jane Peleuses served as secretary to Rusk from 1961-1968.Gus P. Mossellem served as Rusk’s security man.

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: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

C. Jane Peleuses and Gus P. Mossellem interviewed by Richard Rusk. Topics include the U.S. Department of State, foreign relations, the diplomatic and consular service, and the Vietnam War.C. Jane Peleuses served as secretary to Rusk from…

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

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

William Wyche Fowler was elected to the Atlanta city council in 1975, and eventually became president of the council. Upon Andrew Young’s resignation, Fowler won a special election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1977. He served on the Ways…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

Andrew Young is a politician, businessman, and activist. Over his career, he has worked as a pastor, was involved in the Civil Rights Movement, served as a U.S. Representative and UN Ambassador, and as mayor of Atlanta. In this interview, he…

Collection: I. Georgia Narratives

Lauren Griffith interviews Dr. Bruce Allen, Honorary Consul of Liechtenstein to the South, about his early life, his family, his interest in foreign service, his memories of UGA (including the Snack Shack), and the role of public diplomacy.

Collection: Two-Party Georgia Oral History Project

Giffin begins by discussing his early life in Canada before returning to the United States for his higher education. He talks about first interning for Sam Nunn’s office while in law school then permanently joining Nunn’s staff as chief legal counsel…
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