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As I saw it : a Secretary of State's memoirs

Author: Dean Rusk
Publisher: London : Tauris, 1991, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brought up on a farm in Georgia, Rusk won a Rhodes scholarship to Oxford, entered the state department after World War II, became President of the Rockefeller Foundation and was Secretary of State  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Dean Rusk; Dean Rusk
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dean Rusk
ISBN: 1850432384 9781850432388
OCLC Number: 21873385
Description: 589 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1 The early years: the Rusks of Cherokee County; an Atlanta boyhood; the "Poor Man's Princeton"; a southern Yank at Oxford; Mills College. Part 2 World War II and postwar years: World War II in the China-Burma-India theatre; War's end - the Abe Lincoln brigade; United Nations affairs; crisis in the Far East - the Korean war; "The Best Job in America". Part 3 The Kennedy years: the first hundred days; showdown over Berlin; the Cuban missile crisis; nuclear strategy, arms control and the test ban; managing the alliance; Africa and the Congo; China policy; death of a president. Part 4 The Johnson years: LBJ takes over; arms control under Johnson; building a better East-West relationship; crisis in the Dominican Republic; the six-day war; the "Pueblo" affair; the Third World and foreign aid; the United Nations. Part 5 Vietnam: roots of the American commitment, America goes to war; the frustrations of negotiations; Tet, policy review, Paris peace talks; a Vietnam retrospective. Part 6 Making foreign policy: advising the president; administering Foggy Bottom; congressional relations; intelligence and counterintelligence; press relations and the media; civil rights, human rights, and U.S. foreign policy. Part 7 The Georgia years: return to Georgia; final thoughts - developments in Eastern Europe.
Responsibility: Dean Rusk.

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