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Landon Chronicles (1945-1953): Kenneth on James Thompson (Costumer for The King and I, inter alia) (hour 69, clip 12) | Special Collections, Buswell Library

 
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Landon Chronicles (1945-1953): Kenneth on James Thompson (Costumer for The King and I, inter alia) (hour 69, clip 12)
Date:
1945-1953
Description:
While in Bangkok, Kenneth met a man by the name of James Thompson who had been in the town for some time and received a letter from his wife in the US that she was divorcing him because he was not coming back.  Thompson was devastated by the letter but decided to stay in Thailand forever and start a silk weaving business. Kenneth put him in touch with several people to help him start, and the man became famous and wealthy. The wife of the Prime Minister eventually took hold of the business and Thompson began to struggle in his business career. He eventually was murdered. (Length 7:14)
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LC69-12
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Special Collections, Buswell Library
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