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 b...Read More >>

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Prague 1968

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

Education

A Journey Shared

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

Countries

Vietnam

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