- About Pete Peterson
Full name: Pete Peterson
Also known as: Pete Peterson, Peterson, Pete
Professions: Recipient of the Purple Heart medal
- Pete Peterson Biography
Douglas Brian "Pete" Peterson (born June 26, 1935, Omaha, Nebraska) was a U.S. Air Force pilot who spent over six years as a prisoner of the North Vietnamese Army after his plane was shot down during the Vietnam War. He returned to Hanoi in 1997 as the first United States Ambassador to Vietnam. He was an ambassador until 2001, after which he devoted himself to philanthropic work.
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