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Rusk OOOO, Benjamin Read, Part 2, 1985 August

Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, University of Georgia
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00:00:06 - The Johnson administration's soiree for Rusk

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Partial Transcript: We're talking about the soiree in honor of the Rusks at the very end of the Johnson Administration.

Segment Synopsis: Read discusses a party thrown for Dean Rusk, recalling Rusk's address to the State Department and gifts presented to Rusk. Read describes Rusk as "unfailingly helpful" to his successors: William Rogers, Henry Kissinger, Alexander Meigs Haig, Cyrus Vance, and Edmund Muskie.

Keywords: Foreign Service; secretaries of state