DACOR: Doug & Wahwee: Ambassador Douglas MacArthur II, the General's Nephew and His Unconventional Wife: Their Life in the Foreign Service

Start Date/Time: 
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 12:00
End Date/Time: 
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 14:00
Description: 

Author Thomas Hutson will discuss his book, a biography that tells the little-known story of lifelong ambassador and diplomat Doug MacArthur, the nephew of General Douglas MacArthur, and his wife, Wahwee. through interviews and firsthand accounts from those who knew him, this biography of the prominent 20th-century emissary sheds light on the important role the Ambassador had in foreign affairs post-WWII. Mr. Hutson served as Staff Aide to Ambassador MacArthur in Tehran from 1970-1971, his first of more than 40 eventual postings. Following retirement in 1999, he continued to work abroad as a REA or consultant. He is a Diplomatic Associate for the Center of Afghanistan Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. This event costs $25 and includes lunch.