Michele A. Shank
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This interview is one of a series conducted concerning the Marshall University Society of Yeager Scholars. At the time of the interview, Mr. Barbour was the first Diplomat- in-Residence of the Society of Yeager Scholars and a past Ambassador of Suriname. He discusses: his personal history, education, and family; his tour of foreign service, including Italy, France, Spain, Iraq, and Viet Nam, and the varied duties of those posts; how he came to be involved with the Yeager Scholars program; his work for the program; his plans for when he leaves the program; and other topics relating to his career.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-492.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-492, Huntington, WV.