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Oral history interview with Walt Whitman Rostow, 1984-1989?.

Author: W W Rostow; Richard Rusk
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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In this interview, Walt Rostow discusses his relationship with Dean Rusk during the administrations of Presidents Kennedy and Johnson. He touches upon the "Tuesday luncheons" and critiques Rusk's performance as Secretary of State. Rostow discusses the aftermath of the Tet Offensive and touches upon the toll that making life-and-death decisions exacts on policymakers.
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Named Person: W W Rostow; Dean Rusk; W W Rostow; Dean Rusk
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: W W Rostow; Richard Rusk
OCLC Number: 45753581
Notes: Interviewed by Richard Rusk.
Related collections in this repository: Thomas J. Schoenbaum, Dean Rusk collection; Parks Rusk collection; and Dean Rusk personal papers.
Description: Sound recording: 1 audiocassette (53 min.) Transcript: 23 leaves.

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In this interview, Walt Rostow discusses his relationship with Dean Rusk during the administrations of Presidents Kennedy and Johnson. He touches upon the "Tuesday luncheons" and critiques Rusk's performance as Secretary of State. Rostow discusses the aftermath of the Tet Offensive and touches upon the toll that making life-and-death decisions exacts on policymakers.

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