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Collection Title:  Dean Rusk Personal Papers, Series IV: General Office Files 
Creator:  Rusk, Dean, 1909-1994
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Abstract:  Dean Rusk Personal Papers, Series IV: General Office Files include correspondence, journal and magazine articles, newspaper clippings, oral histories, reports, press releases, and transcripts of interviews, speeches, and testimonies. Under general correspondence filed alphabetically, Rusk received letters from regular citizens and prominent politicians, giving and asking for opinions on subjects ranging from the Cuban Missile Crisis, John F. Kennedy's assassination, and Vietnam veterans, to the age of nuclear war, the Iran-Contra affair and Desert Storm. The chronological files are parallel to the general correspondence and contain only Rusk's replies to correspondence. There are a number of files related to the General Westmoreland vs. CBS, Inc. case that includes Dean Rusk's and Robert McNamara's depositions. There are also files related to litigation on Agent Orange under Vietnam.