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THE ARCHIVE OF AMBASSADOR KENNETH M. QUINN
FROM THE MISSISSIPPI TO THE MEKONG
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Oral History

The story of Ambassador Quinn adventuring around the Bronx and his near death experience. He also recalls the friends he...
In the beginning of this interview, Ambassador Quinn tells the interviewer, Charles Stuart Kennedy, about growing up in the Bronx...
Ambassador Quinn tells the story about attending his first Illinois High School Association Sweet Sixteen Basketball Tournament, which was known...
The summer after graduation in 1964, Ambassador Quinn worked for the Hide House in Dubuque. He tells the story about...
Ambassador Quinn tells the story of visiting his grandmother Maudie and his Aunt Kitty in Manhattan. View Story
Ambassador Quinn tells stories about growing up in the Bronx. He recalls the types of games he and his friends...
Ambassador Quinn tells of his first job in journalism-- a paper route in La Crosse, Wisconsin. View Story
Ambassador Quinn shares the story about venturing across the Mississippi to Minnesota where he crashed his bike. He understood then...
Ambassador Quinn tells the story about choosing his major in college during his senior year at Wahlert High School. View...
Ambassador Quinn talks about his old comic books and movies he enjoyed when he was younger. View Story
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