Secretaries of State

John Foster Dulles

Biography of Secretary of State, John Foster Dulles

John Foster Dulles was appointed Secretary of State by President Dwight Eisenhower on January 21, 1953. Dulles served for much of the decade, leaving an indelib...Read More >>

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