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Dean Acheson
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Known as Acheson's Rule. Quoted in: Wall Street Journal, 8 September 1977.
Dean Acheson
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Speech at West Point (5 December 1962), in Vital Speeches 1 Jan 1963 p.163.


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Born: April 11, 1893

Died: October 12, 1971 (aged 78)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Statesman

Bio: Dean Gooderham Acheson was an American statesman and lawyer. As United States Secretary of State in the administration of President Harry S. Truman from 1949 to 1953, he played a central role in defining American foreign policy during the Cold War.

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