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With a paddle to ride the river home

When the parents of slain ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens returned to the Bay Area from Washington, Stevens' stepfather, Robert Commanday, wrote on behalf of himself and Stevens' mother, Mary Commanday, thanking friends for sympathy and support.

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7/24/2016

article Mother of slain U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens tells Donald Trump to stop using her son's name
(California) -- The mother of U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, who was killed during the 2012 attack in Benghazi, wants Donald Trump's campaign and the...

6/28/2016

article Chris Stevens’s Family: Don’t Blame Hillary Clinton for Benghazi
(Washington D.C.) -- On Tuesday, the House Select Committee on Benghazi, which is controlled by a Republican majority, charged the Obama Administration with diplomatic...

7/7/2014

article RUSSELL: Chris Stevens Was a Heroic Ambassador of the Chinooks
(Texas) -- Chris Stevens was everything we should want an ambassador to be, and by “we” I mean both tribal governments and colonial governments. I am quick...

7/6/2014

article RUSSELL: Chris Stevens Was a Heroic Ambassador of the Chinooks
(Texas) -- Chris Stevens was everything we should want an ambassador to be, and by “we” I mean both tribal governments and colonial governments.

12/29/2013

article A Deadly Mix in Benghazi
(Libya) -- A boyish-looking American diplomat was meeting for the first time with the Islamist leaders of eastern Libya’s most formidable militias.

2/15/2013

article Slain envoy’s Seattle sister is helping to carry out his vision
(Washington) -- Shortly after U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens was slain during an attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi last September, his sister Anne Stevens received...

11/15/2012

article Christopher Stevens: A Heroic Ambassador
(Washington D.C.) -- Madeleine Albright remembers her colleague, Libyan ambassador Christopher Stevens—and recalls how she handled embassy attacks during her time...

10/16/2012

article Slain Ambassador Stevens remembered by family and politicians
(California) -- In the weeks since Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens was slain at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, many have lauded him as a model diplomat, skilled...

9/28/2012

article Ambassador Chris Stevens Mourned Across Indian Country as Peacemaker, Diplomat
(USA) -- In the wake of the violent death of United States Libyan Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens on September 11, Indigenous people near and far are coming to terms...
article Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens’ Mother Spells Out Family Legacy
(California) -- When President Barack Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 25th, he began his speech memorializing United States...

9/27/2012

article With a paddle to ride the river home
(California) -- When the parents of slain ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens returned to the Bay Area from Washington, Stevens' stepfather, Robert Commanday, wrote on...

9/26/2012

article Sister of slain Libya ambassador is Seattle doctor
(Washington) -- The sister of slain Ambassador Chris Stevens said grieving by U.S. officials and others worldwide has been some support for the family.
article Sister of U.S. ambassador recalls 'good brother,' good man
(Washington) -- When Anne Stevens said goodbye to her older brother, Chris, in an airplane hangar in Maryland two weeks ago, she was overwhelmed to find 800 other...

9/20/2012

article After Libya Attack, a Fleeting Sense of Survival
(Washington D.C.) -- The survivors of the assault on the American Mission in Benghazi, Libya, thought they were safe. They had retreated to a villa not far from the main...

9/18/2012

article Ambassador personified the Chinook way
(Washington) -- The Chinook Tribe has fewer than 3,000 members, but as in olden times, there is something in the Chinookan spirit that sometimes places them at fulcrum...
article Chinook Tribe celebrates memory of slain hero
(Washington) -- While the United States was reeling from the news that an attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, had taken the lives of four American citizens...
article Libyans Seen Allegedly Rescuing J. Christopher Stevens in Latest Video
(Libya) -- A video released on September 17, shows Libyans allegedly working together to rescue J. Christopher Stevens following the September 11th attacks on the U.S....

9/17/2012

article Rumor-mongering surrounds Chris Stevens’ death
(USA) -- Since Ambassador Chris Stevens was killed in the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, there’s been no end of speculation about the exact...

9/16/2012

article J. Christopher Stevens: Flag Unites Slain American Indian Who Became an American Ambassador
(USA) -- The images of the four flag-draped coffins being carried off the US government plane at Andrews Air Force Base near the nation's capital city made me think...

9/15/2012

article A U.S. Envoy Who Plunged Into Arab Life
(Washington D.C.) -- J. Christopher Stevens, the American ambassador to Libya who was killed in an assault on a diplomatic mission there last week, was happy to gossip,...
article Slain Ambassador to Libya and Chinook Citizen, J. Christopher Stevens, Mourned by Chinook Tribe
(Washington) -- The death of J. Christopher Stevens, the 52-year old ambassador who was slain September 11 as Islamists attacked a U.S. Consulate in the city of Benghazi...
article WRIGHT: What Ambassador Chris Stevens would have wanted us to do in the Middle East
(Washington D.C.) -- The last time I saw Chris Stevens was in May, at his swearing-in ceremony for his first post as ambassador, in Libya. We’d been friends since...

9/14/2012

article Slain Ambassador to Libya and Chinook Citizen, Chris Stevens, Mourned by Chinook Tribe
(USA) -- Chris Stevens, the 52-year old ambassador who was slain September 11 as Islamists attacked a U.S. Consulate in the city of Benghazi in Libya has hit home in...

9/13/2012

article Slain ambassador was member of local Chinook Tribe
(Oregon) -- Slain U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and his family are members of the Chinook Indian Tribe, which has put out a call asking for prayers on their...

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