Mr. Ambassador : Warrior for Peace

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-09-30
  • Publisher: Univ of Oklahoma Pr
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The memoir of one of America's most courageous statesmen

Author Biography

Edward J. Perkins, now retired as a U.S. Ambassador, is Senior Vice Provost Emeritus of International Programs at the International Programs Center, and Professor Emeritus of the School of International and Area Studies, at the University of Oklahoma. Connie Cronley is an award-winning journalist, radio commentator, and essayist. George P. Shultz is former U.S. Secretary of State. David L. Boren, former U.S. Senator, is President of the University of Oklahoma.

Table of Contents

Illustrationsp. xi
Forewordp. xiii
Prefacep. xv
Introduction: Fire with Firep. 3
Jesus Christ and Huey Longp. 13
High School in the Big Cityp. 37
Portland-Portal to the Worldp. 51
Young Warriorp. 73
Japan, Land of the Rising Sunp. 83
The Few. The Proud.p. 105
Taiwan, the Beautiful Islandp. 123
Education and Eisenhower's Little Warp. 137
The Foreign Service of the United Statesp. 147
Ghana in a Time of Turbulencep. 169
Liberia in Revolutionp. 195
The Office of West African Affairsp. 217
Mr. Ambassadorp. 235
A Black Ambassador to South Africa?p. 247
Let Them Know I Am Herep. 273
Making Policy in South Africap. 289
The White Tribep. 331
Reporting Inp. 351
Tightening the Screwsp. 365
Angola-Namibia: The Long Struggle for Peacep. 405
Postscript: South Africap. 421
Director General: Changing the Foreign Servicep. 435
The United Nationsp. 461
Australia: Down Under and Beyondp. 497
Note and Sourcesp. 533
Acknowledgmentsp. 543
Indexp. 547
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