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U.S. Mission to the United Nations
|United States Mission to the United Nations|
|Total employed:||~150 (2013)|
|Official website:||Office website|
The USUN employed about 150 people in 2013.
The official USUN mission statement is as follows:
|“||to assist the President and the Department of State in conducting United States policy at the United Nations.||”|
Samantha Power is currently the Ambassador to the United Nations.
|U.S. Ambassadors to the U.N. Full History|
|Ambassador||Years in office||Nominated by||Confirmation vote|
|Edward Stettinius, Jr.||1946||Harry Truman|
|Warren Austin||1947-1953||Harry Truman|
|Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.||1953-1960||Dwight D. Eisenhower|
|James Jeremiah Wadsworth||1960-1961||Dwight D. Eisenhower|
|Adlai Stevenson||1961-1965||John F. Kennedy|
|Arthur Goldberg||1965-1968||Lyndon B. Johnson|
|1968||Lyndon B. Johnson|
|James Russell Wiggins||1968-1969||Lyndon B. Johnson|
|Charles Woodruff Yost||1969-1971||Richard Nixon|
|George H.W. Bush||1971-1973||Richard Nixon|
|John A. Scali||1973-1975||Richard Nixon|
|Daniel Patrick Moynihan||1975-1976||Gerald Ford|
|William Scranton||1976-1977||Gerald Ford|
|Andrew Young||1977-1979||Jimmy Carter|
|Donald McHenry||1979-1981||Jimmy Carter|
|Jeane Kirkpatrick||1981-1985||Ronald Reagan|
|Vernon A. Walters||1985-1989||Ronald Reagan|
|Thomas R. Pickering||1989-1992||George H.W. Bush|
|Edward J. Perkins||1992-1993||George H.W. Bush|
|Madeleine Albright||1993-1997||Bill Clinton|
|Bill Richardson||1997-1998||Bill Clinton|
|Richard Holbrooke||1999-2001||Bill Clinton|
|John Negroponte||2001-2004||George W. Bush|
|John Danforth||2004-2005||George W. Bush|
|John R. Bolton||2005-2006||George W. Bush||Recess appt.|
|Zalmay Khalilzad||2007-2009||George W. Bush|
|Susan Rice||2009-2013||Barack Obama|
|Samantha Power||2013-Present||Barack Obama||87-10|
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- USUN, "About USUN," accessed March 18, 2014
- L.A. Times, "Senate confirms Samantha Power as U.N. ambassador," August 1, 2013
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