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THE ARCHIVE OF AMBASSADOR KENNETH M. QUINN
FROM THE MISSISSIPPI TO THE MEKONG
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Arriving in Hanoi: The Mysterious Capital of North Vietnam

17/3/77

Amb. Quinn describes his participation on the Woodcock Commission in March of 1977 by newly elected President Jimmy Carter to begin the process of accounting for the more than 2,500 still missing U.S. service members from the Vietnam War. As they land in Hanoi, which had always seemed so remote and mysterious, he is startled by the lack of any bomb damage to the central city and the center of the North Vietnamese government. It would be the beginning of a several-day period filled with significant events and developments.

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