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The Sources of Crisis in Latin America

with Robert E. White

Original Forum date: Oct 27, 1983

About Robert E. White

Robert E. White joined the United States Foreign Service in 1955. He served in a variety of positions at the State Department and in U.S. delegations, primarily in Latin America. In 1968, he became the deputy regional director and then regional director for the Peace Corps in the Latin America region. From 1975 to 1977, he was Deputy U.S. Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States. In 1977, President Jimmy Carter nominated him as U.S. Ambassador to Paraguay and later to El Salvador. After retiring from the Foreign Service, he served as a Senior Associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.