Oral history interview with Dean Rusk, 1986

 

Name
Rusk, Dean, 1909-1994 (Interviewee)
Burr, William (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Dean Rusk, 1986
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Dean Rusk, 1986
Abstract
Early experience with United States State Department following World War II; tenure as Secretary of State, Kennedy administration; impressions of Shah, White Revolution; State Department interaction with Shah, efforts to encourage reform; Shah's visit to Washington; influence United States military aid to Iran; strategic value of Iran; reflections on United States role in Third World reform; servic e during Johnson administration: Iran relations, United States arm sales, foreign economic aid; Shah's interest in arms, material; impressions of Iranian opposition to the Shah; 1967 Iran-Russian barter agreement; British withdrawal from Suez and Persian Gulf: impact on United States policy, United States-Iran relations; Iran and oil sales; impressions of Shah's later years, coming of revolution; policy-making and advisors during tenure as Secretary of State
Collection Name
Iranian-American relations project
Subjects
Government executives--United States; Diplomats--United States; Diplomacy; Economic assistance, American; Military assistance; Petroleum industry and trade; United States Foreign relations Iran; Iran Foreign relations United States; Iran History Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, 1941-1979; Rusk, Dean, 1909-1994; United States. Department of State
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1986
Note (Biographical)
Diplomat
Note
Interviewed by William Burr on May 23, 1986
Note (Provenance)
Dean Rusk, Gift 1986
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
14385597
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-nxp4-1h95
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.