Secretaries of State

Edmund Sixtus Muskie

Biography of Secretary of State, Edmund Sixtus Muskie

Edmund Sixtus Muskie served as President Jimmy Carter’s Secretary of State from May 8, 1980 until January 18, 1981. A long-time U.S. Senator from Maine, Mus...Read More >>

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

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For teachers: A curriculum guide exploring 200 years of U.S.-China relations.

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Vietnam

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