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THE ARCHIVE OF AMBASSADOR KENNETH M. QUINN
FROM THE MISSISSIPPI TO THE MEKONG
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Video Memoir - Page 24

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. 

June 18, 1999

Making the Perfect Sign to Get on TV

Making the Perfect Sign to Get on TV

July 30, 1999

Another "Leaving my Shoes Behind" Story

Another "Leaving my Shoes Behind" Story

November 18, 1999

Setting Up a Sting Operation in Cambodia

Setting Up a Sting Operation in Cambodia

June 9, 2004

Exorcising the “Curse of the Bambino” to Let the Red Sox Win the World Series

Exorcising the “Curse of the Bambino” to Let the Red Sox Win the World Series

April 1, 2005

Refugees: the Great Humanitarian Legacy of the Papal Visit of Pope John Paul II's Visit to Iowa

Refugees: the Great Humanitarian Legacy of the Papal Visit of Pope John Paul II's Visit to Iowa

July 1, 2007

Making Norman Borlaug a National Hero

Making Norman Borlaug a National Hero

October 16, 2009

“The Davos of Global Food Security”

“The Davos of Global Food Security”

October 19, 2012

A Moment of Unity: The 2012 Laureate Award Ceremony

A Moment of Unity: The 2012 Laureate Award Ceremony

August 1, 2014

Peace Through Agriculture

Peace Through Agriculture
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