Secretaries of State

George Catlett Marshall

Biography of Secretary of State, George Catlett Marshall

George Catlett Marshall was nominated as Secretary of State by President Harry S. Truman on January 8, 1947, and was confirmed unanimously by the Senate. Marsha...Read More >>

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Prague 1968

On August 20, 1968, the Soviet Union led Warsaw Pact troops in an invasion of Czechoslovakia.

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A guide to the history of U.S. diplomatic relations with Vietnam.