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embassy.org: Yesterday's Trivia Question of the Day

Who was the first U.S. ambassador to Vietnam, following restoration of diplomatic ties?

The answer is:

Douglas "Pete" Peterson was appointed U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam in 1997. He had been a prisoner of war in Vietnam from 1966 to 1973. [source: U.S. State Department]