Tales from the Foreign Service. Wayne Griffith, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, recounts adventures from his 30-year career in the State Department. Teaser: You'll hear a hair-raising account of a mission to North Korea to negotiate the release of an American Pyongyang was holding as a spy.

Friday, February 15, 2019 9:00 AM

USFSP Lynn Pippenger Hall/Kate Tiedmann College of Business
USFSP Lynn Pippenger Hall
Kate Tiedemann College of Business
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St. Petersburg, FL 33701

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Wayne Griffith
Wayne Griffith was a career member of the Foreign Service from 1972 to 2002, serving in Mexico, Jerusalem, Nicaragua, Peru, Japan, Great Britain and Washington. He retired as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in September 2002. Wayne is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the National War College. A native of New Jersey, he now resides in St. Petersburg, Florida.