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us: Rusk, Dean, 1909-1994



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    • us: Rusk, David Dean, 1909-1994
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    • found: His Universal, regional and bilateral patterns of international organization, 1950.
    • found: Wikipedia WWW site, Mar. 21, 2006 (under Dean Rusk: David Dean Rusk; b. Feb. 9, 1909, Cherokee County, Ga.; d. Dec. 20, 1994; U.S. secretary of state, 1961-1969)
    • found: New Georgia Encyclopedia, via WWW, November 14, 2013 (Dean Rusk (1909-1994); David Dean Rusk was born on February 9, 1909 in Cherokee County, Ga,; he earned an A.B. degree from Davidson College in North Carolina in 1931; he subsequently attended England's Oxford University on a Rhodes scholarship, earning B.S. and M.A. degrees from St. John's College in 1933 and 1934; he was associate professor of government and dean of faculty at Mills College in Oakland, California from1934-1940; he also studied law during this period at the University of California, Berkeley, though he did not complete a degree; Rusk joined the U.S. Army in 1940, serving first with the Third Infantry Division, then in the Military Intelligence Service; he served from 1943 to 1945 in the China-Burma-India theater, achieving the rank of colonel at the end of the war, after the war, Rusk joined the general staff in the War Department in Washington, D.C.; in 1947 he was asked to head the Office of Special Political Affairs in the Department of State; he left government service in 1952 to become president of the Rockefeller Foundation; he served as U.S. secretary of state from 1961 to 1969 under U.S. presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson; he was a primary architect of U.S. intervention in the Vietnam War (1964-1973) on the side of the South Vietnamese; when Richard Nixon won the U.S. presidency in 1969, Rusk left the Department of State and returned to Georgia, where he taught international law at the University of Georgia in Athens; he died in Athens on December 20, 1994)
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