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THE ARCHIVE OF AMBASSADOR KENNETH M. QUINN
FROM THE MISSISSIPPI TO THE MEKONG
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Video Memoir - Page 17

In every assignment that Ambassador Quinn had during his three-decade-long diplomatic career as well as his 20 years at the World Food Prize Foundation, one of the recurring comments he received is about the number of interesting stories that he has accumulated. Some are dramatic life and death moments, others reflect the great cultural differences to be bridged when abroad, while the rest are humorous or heartwarming encounters. Given the very positive encouragement he received from so many friends, he prepared a video memoir which endeavors to record as many of these stories and encounters as possible. He hopes they will provide insight into the situations he encountered and perhaps some inspiration about the future. 

September 5, 1986

Blocking Ollie North’s Attempt to take Over the Management of a Hijacking of a Pan-Am Flight in Pakistan

Blocking Ollie North’s Attempt to take Over the Management of a Hijacking of a Pan-Am Flight in Pakistan

January 2, 1987

The First Ever Visit of a US Secretary of State to Sub-Saharan Africa

The First Ever Visit of a US Secretary of State to Sub-Saharan Africa

July 1, 1987

Deputy Ambassador in the Philippines: Confronting Terrorism and Coup Attempts

Deputy Ambassador in the Philippines: Confronting Terrorism and Coup Attempts

August 28, 1987

Excuse Me; Do You Know the Way to the American Embassy?

Excuse Me; Do You Know the Way to the American Embassy?

October 26, 1987

Reacting to Terrorist Threats

Reacting to Terrorist Threats

November 14, 1987

A Grateful President Expressing Thanks for Protecting Her Child

A Grateful President Expressing Thanks for Protecting Her Child

December 25, 1987

Eating Hamburgers off the Table at Which the Japanese Surrender Was Received in WWII

Eating Hamburgers off the Table at Which the Japanese Surrender Was Received in WWII

March 26, 1988

Number Two on the Assassination List

Number Two on the Assassination List

May 15, 1988

A Small Decision in Manila Leads to a Big Discovery of a Major Counterfeiting Operation Undermining U.S. Currency

A Small Decision in Manila Leads to a Big Discovery of a Major Counterfeiting Operation Undermining U.S. Currency
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