Georgia Greats

Dean Rusk: At the Heartbeat of History

Special | 29m 28s | Video has closed captioning.

Dean Rusk – At the Heartbeat of History, tells the story of a man chosen by JFK and LBJ to be secretary of state during one of the most turbulent periods in American history. Born in Cherokee County, Georgia Rusk played a key role in the 1960s during the Berlin Crisis, the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Vietnam War. In triumph or tragedy, Dean Rusk’s impact on the 20th century was extraordinary.

Aired: 05/27/14

Rating: NR

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