Secretaries of State

William Pierce Rogers

Biography of Secretary of State, William Pierce Rogers

William Pierce Rogers served as President Richard M. Nixon’s Secretary of State from January 22, 1969, until September 3, 1973. Although often overshadowed ...Read More >>

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