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Rutherford Poats

Speaker: Rutherford Poats
Date: November 18, 1968
Description
Worked for the United Press International through the 1950s, either as correspondent, Tokyo Bureau Chief, or member of the Foreign Bureau. In 1961, he joined the AID; served as Administrator for the Far East (1964-1967) and Administrator of the Agency beginning in 1967 and through the time of the interview in 1968. Discusses his professional experience and remembrances of Lyndon B. Johnson.

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