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Mr. Ambassador: Warrior for Peace

October 01, 2007

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Edward Perkins CAS ‘56, life trustee of Lewis & Clark College, pens a memoir of his experiences as a foreign service officer–focusing, in particular, on his role as the first black U.S. ambassador to South Africa in 1986, at the height of apartheid.

University of Oklahoma Press, 2006. 560 pages. $29.

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