Secretary of State Series with Gary Hylander: John Hay (YH)
October 22 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
John Hay served as Secretary of State with Presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt. During his tenure, Secretary Hay addressed territorial issues that arose following the Spanish-American War and the acquisition of the Panama Canal Zone. However, his most important diplomatic achievement was opening the door for trade and commercial relations with China.