Rusk AA, Interview with Dean Rusk, circa 1985

Collection: Dean Rusk Oral History Collection

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Description

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 particular, he focuses on the competing interests of the Secretary of State and the National Security Advisor. He also discusses the importance of good press relations within governmental agencies and with the public in general. Rusk also describes the foreign perception during the sixties that the Secretary of State was the spokesperson for the nation.

This interview is a continuation of Rusk BB.

Date

ca. 1985

Identifier

RBRL214DROH-RuskAA

Coverage

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Duration

63 minutes



Citation

Dean Rusk et al., “Rusk AA, Interview with Dean Rusk, circa 1985,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed May 25, 2024, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL214DROH/RBRL214DROH-RuskAA.

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