Working behind the scenes and in the forefront of U.S. policy in foreign countries may not have been what Anne Sigmund envisioned as a Russian and Eastern European Studies major at the University of Kansas in the 1960s but that was where she landed.
Foreign Service Officer Anne Sigmund speaks with a member of the press in Argentina in the 1970s.
In Deer Isle
Retired since 2003, Anne Sigmund looks through boxes of photographs in her Deer Isle home.
Anne Sigmund speaks with an imam at a official Kyrgyzstan reception.
In Eastern Europe
Anne Sigmund stands with, from left, General Anthony Zinni, then-commander of Centcom, the Kyrgyz Minister of Defense, and an aide to Gen. Zinni, outside the Kyrgyzstan ministry.