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Dean Rusk (1909–1994)

Dean Rusk was born on February 9, 1909 in Lickskillet, Georgia, USA as David Dean Rusk. He was married to Virginia Foisie. He died on December 20, 1994 in Athens, Georgia. See full bio »

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 1992 Timewatch (TV Series documentary)
 1988 JFK Remembered (TV Movie documentary)
 1988 Korea: The Unknown War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Col., US Army 1945 and Asst. Sec. of State 1950-1952
 1983 Vietnam: A Television History (TV Series documentary)
- Tet: 1968 (1983) ... Himself
- LBJ Goes to War: 1964-1965 (1983) ... Himself
- Roots of a War: 1945-1953 (1983) ... Himself
 1980 The Ten Thousand Day War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself (LBJ's Secretary of State)
 1965 Why Vietnam? (Documentary)
 1965 The Twentieth Century (TV Series documentary)
- Man of the Month: Dean Rusk (1965) ... Himself
 1965 Santo Domingo: War Among Friends (Documentary)
 1964 Issues and Answers (TV Series)
- Episode dated 26 July 1964 (1964) ... Himself
- Episode dated 12 January 1964 (1964) ... Himself
 1963 Meet the Press (TV Series)
- Episode dated 27 January 1963 (1963) ... Himself
 1962 CBS Reports (TV Series documentary)
 1962 Howard K. Smith (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- What Should We Do About Cuba? (1962) ... Himself - Guest
 1951-1954 Longines Chronoscope (TV Series)
Himself - Rockefeller Foundation President / Himself - President, Rockefeller Foundation / Himself - Assistant Secretary of State
- Episode dated 9 August 1954 (1954) ... Himself - Rockefeller Foundation President
- Episode dated 2 January 1953 (1953) ... Himself - President, Rockefeller Foundation
- Episode dated 30 November 1951 (1951) ... Himself - Assistant Secretary of State
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Served as Secretary of State from 1961-69 under Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson.

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