James L. Stewart

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James Lanius Stewart (d. 2006) was a famous American "Asia hand" who, according to San Francisco Chronicle, went from being a 'newsman in China to anti-communist propagandist, to U.S. diplomat and to seminal figure in the founding of the San Francisco-based Asia Foundation. In his later years, he was a respected cultural emissary as the foundation's Japan representative.' He established 12 of the CIA linked foundation's 18 offices in Asia.


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  • Charles Burress, "James L. Stewart -- longtime liaison to Asia", The San Francisco Chronicle, January 29, 2006