Dean Rusk Quotes

[On the Vietnam War:] I leave all morality up to you clergymen.

Dean Rusk
Dean Rusk
  • Born: February 9, 1909
  • Died: December 20, 1994
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Diplomat

David Dean Rusk was the United States Secretary of State from 1961 to 1969 under presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. Rusk is one of the longest serving U.S. Secretaries of State, behind only Cordell Hull.