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Foreign Service Accounts from the Oral History Archives: Ambassador John D. Negroponte

December 2017

Interview covers:  Biography, Vietnam, Kissinger, Paris Peace Talks The Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training Foreign Affairs Oral History Project Ambassador John D. Negroponte Interviewed by: Charles Stuart Kennedy Initial Interview date: February 11, 2000 Copyright 2017 ADST https://adst.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Negroponte-John-D.pdf INTERVIEW … Continued

Nuggets of Wisdom

October 2017

Review by Brenda Brown Schoonover A Review of Saved for a Purpose: A Journey from Private Virtues to Public Values, By  James A. Joseph. (Duke University Press, 235 pages ) The author, James A. Joseph defines his book,Saved for a Purpose: A Journey from Private Virtues … Continued

John Lothrop Motley: The Witty US Minister to Vienna

September 2017

John Lothrop Motley The Witty US Minister to Vienna Chapter 1 of Foreign Vistas: Stories from a Life in the Foreign Service by William Sommers If success in the diplomat’s trade were based solely on education, language facility, mastery of … Continued

James Burnham, the first Cold Warrior

December 2000

Often we remark that the convert exhibits an unusually devoted commitment to his or her new cause. Such evidently was the case with the subject of this essay. Remembered as an anticommunist American intellectual and dedicated foe of the Soviet … Continued