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THE ARCHIVE OF AMBASSADOR KENNETH M. QUINN
FROM THE MISSISSIPPI TO THE MEKONG
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Articles Featuring Ambassador Quinn

During Ambassador Quinn's career, he has, at various times, been involved in events and issues that have received significant attention in the press or in books or articles. These range from searching for live American prisoners of war in Vietnam, to an espionage case, to the evacuation of Saigon as the Vietnam War was coming to an end. Other reports and stories relate to efforts to build the World Food Prize into the "Nobel Prize for Food and Agriculture" that our founder Dr. Norman Borlaug envisioned. With the hope that they may provide insights into the various issues in which he was involved, an array of such articles are listed below. 

An article written by Grace Dannheiser about Ambassador Quinn beginning his Foreign Service career. The article details the process he...

12/13/1970 Amb. Kenneth Quinn

An article written by Bill Caldwell telling the story of a "last light" mission in Vietnam during the war. Ambassador...
This article references a testimony given by Ambassador Quinn during the trial of David Truong and Ronald Humphrey, two men...
This article by Robert Hullihan discusses Ambassador Quinn and his impact working as one of Governor Ray's aides in Iowa....
This article from the New York Times discusses the officers working in both the State Department and the Foreign Service...
An article in The New York Times about a photograph that supposedly showed three American flyers that went missing in...
In this article, Ambassador Quinn provides comment on the controversy surrounding actions of the United States Government to find surviving...
This press release from the office of the Press Secretary detailing President Clinton naming Kenneth Quinn as the Ambassador to...
The Phnom Penh Post writes about Ambassador Quinn being appointed as Ambassador to Cambodia. The article details Ambassador Quinn's background...
The Phnom Penh Post interviewed Ambassador Quinn about his career in the Foreign Service before he became an Ambassador. The...
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