(9 Feb 1909 - 20 Dec 1994)
American government official and political scientist who in eight years served two presidents as U.S. Secretary of State, appointed in 1961 by President John F. Kennedy and remained in that position for President Lyndon Johnson.
Science Quotes by Dean Rusk (1 quote)
Physicists and astronomers see their own implications in the world being round, but to me it means that only one-third of the world is asleep at any given time and the other two-thirds is up to something.
— Dean Rusk
Speech to American Bar Association, Atlanta, Ga. (22 Oct 1964), quoted in The Atlanta Constitution (23 Oct 1964), 10. In James H. Billington, Respectfully Quoted (2010), 380.