Pete Peterson
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Pete Peterson

Democrat

Recipient of the Purple Heart medal

Marianna, Florida
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Pete Peterson

Recipient of the Purple Heart medal
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Douglas Brian "Pete" Peterson (born June 26, 1935) is an American politician and diplomat. He served as a United States Air Force pilot during the Vietnam War and spent over six years as a prisoner of the North Vietnamese army after his plane was shot down. He returned to Hanoi when he became the first United States Ambassador to Vietnam in 1997. He was an ambassador until July 2001, after which he devoted himself to philanthropic work.

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Experience

Education

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1953
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Central Michigan University
doctorate
1977
The University of Tampa
Bachelor of Arts
1976

Past Positions

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Representative
United States House of Representatives
Founder
CRT Computers
1983
Experience
Educational administrator
US Air Force
1954-80 --- North Vietnamese POW 6 1/2 years

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Experience
Steering Committee (vice chair)
Experience
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee