FDR, Indochina and the United Nations with Ambassador William vanden Heuvel


Pictured: A quote from President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on display at the FDR Memorial in Washington

from American Ambassadors Live! Podcast

Former Deputy U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations William vanden Heuvel joined the American Ambassadors Live! Podcast with host Ambassador Jim Rosapepe to discuss fascinating historical accounts of Indochina in the 1950's, the development of the United Nations and President Franklin Roosevelt's decision-making during World War II. Ambassador vanden Heuvel is a founder of the Council of American Ambassadors and recently authored Hope and History: A Memoir of Tumultuous Times.

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Ambassador William vanden Heuvel served as Deputy U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations from 1979 to 1981 and as U.S. Permanent Representative to the European Office of the UN from 1977 to 1979. Former Senior Partner, now Of Counsel to the law firm of Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, he is also Senior Advisor to Allen & Company, a New York investment banking firm. Ambassador vanden Heuvel is a founder of the Council of American Ambassadors.


Ambassador Jim Rosapepe served as U.S. Ambassador to Romania from 1998 to 2001 and is a member of the CAA Board of Directors. He currently is Chairman and CEO of Patuxent Capital Group LLC and serves in the Maryland State Senate.


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