Miller Center

Robert Woodward

Speaker: Robert Woodward
Date: November 4, 1968
Background of various diplomatic positions and different parts of the world (1932-1952). Later served as Chief of the Foreign Service Division at the Department of State (1952-1953); Deputy Assistant Secretary for Inter-American Affairs (1953-1954). Ambassador to Costa Rica (1954-1958), Uruguay (1958-1961), and Chile (1961). Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs (1961-1962). Ambassador to Spain beginning in 1962 and through the time of the interview in 1968. Discusses functional procedures of the Foreign Service and specific issues in U.S. Foreign Relations from Kennedy to Johnson.