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Oral history interview with Dean Rusk, 1985 Nov 5.

Author: Dean Rusk; Richard Rusk; Thomas J Schoenbaum
Edition/Format:   Archival material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this interview, Dean Rusk describes the Tet Offensive. He also discusses the effect of the war on both Johnson and Rusk; the cabinet and administrative staff who disagreed with U.S. policy in Vietnam (Clifford, Harriman, McNamara, Westmoreland, and Ball); and changing public opinion about the war and its influence on Johnson.
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Named Person: Dean Rusk; Lyndon B Johnson; Clark M Clifford; W Averell Harriman; Robert S McNamara; William C Westmoreland; George W Ball; George W Ball; Clark M Clifford; W Averell Harriman; Lyndon B Johnson; Robert S McNamara; Dean Rusk; William C Westmoreland
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Dean Rusk; Richard Rusk; Thomas J Schoenbaum
OCLC Number: 45724877
Notes: Interviewed by Richard Rusk and Thomas J. Schoenbaum, November 5, 1985, in Athens, Ga.
Related collections in this repository: Thomas J. Schoenbaum, Dean Rusk collection; Parks Rusk collection; and Dean Rusk personal papers.
Description: Sound recording: 1 audiocassettes (62 min.) Transcript: 30 leaves.

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In this interview, Dean Rusk describes the Tet Offensive. He also discusses the effect of the war on both Johnson and Rusk; the cabinet and administrative staff who disagreed with U.S. policy in Vietnam (Clifford, Harriman, McNamara, Westmoreland, and Ball); and changing public opinion about the war and its influence on Johnson.

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