November 7, 1998 Amb. Kenneth Quinn
Senator John Kerry, a member of the Senate Select Committee on POW/MIA, visited Phnom Penh in late 1998. During his visit, he called on King Sihanouk and joined in unveiling a historic plaque that Ambassador Quinn had created highlighting the role of individuals from Massachusetts and a history of U.S. Diplomatic interaction with Cambodia going back to the early 19th Century. Senator Kerry and Ambassador Quinn had a strong friendship based on their serving in Sa Dec Province in Vietnam at the same time during the War.