GNU Webster's 1913
- n. See Secretary, n., 3.
- n. the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of State
- n. the position of the head of the State Department
- n. a government minister for foreign relations
“There was widespread concern that the president and his staff might use it, intentionally or not, to oneup or embarrass the departmentsif, for example, Kennedy phoned Rusk about a specific document that the secretary of state was not yet aware of.”
“So his administration, like Trumans before, relied on the secretary of state to develop and implement the main lines of its foreign policy.”
“Reagan and former secretary of state William P. Rogers, who had agreed to chair the commission, both wanted Neil to serve as its vice chair.”
“Their task was to assist the secretary of state in carrying out his presidentially delegated authority and responsibilityfor the overall direction, coordination and supervision of interdepartmental activities of the United States Government overseas.”
“The only other American charter members of the Moroccan Academy modeled after the Academie Française were former secretary of state Henry Kissinger and Alex Haley, the author of Roots.”
“Bundys public service commitment and centrist political orientation were reflected in his singular postwar achievement: co-authoring the memoirs of Stimson, the ultimate bipartisan statesman, who had been secretary of state for Herbert Hoover and twice secretary of warto William Howard Taft before World War I and to Franklin Roosevelt during World War II.”
“Only then did he offer the secretaryship to the solid, likable Dean Rusk, president of the Rockefeller Foundation, who had served competently, if invisibly, as assistant secretary of state for the Far East under Truman and Acheson, and whom Kennedy first met a day before he gave Rusk the job.”
“The secretary of state was very upset, unloading on H. R. Haldeman at length.”
“Some say it all began with Colonel Edward M. House, a man neither elected nor appointed to any office, who operated as Woodrow Wilsons de facto secretary of state during the Paris Peace Conference of 1919.”
“Cicognani would eventually become the cardinal secretary of state at the Vatican.”
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