06/13/2008 Amb. Kenneth Quinn
In 2008, Ambassador Quinn revealed the name of the new World Food Prize Laureate at a ceremony hosted in the Benjamin Fanklin Room of the U.S. State Department in Washington. John Ruan III, the Chairman of the World Food Prize Foundation, was present. The keynote address was given by Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte, a former colleague of Ambassador Quinn at the State Department. The Laureates that year were former Senators Bob Dole and George McGovern.