Amb. Donald P. Gregg served as U.S. Ambassador to Korea from 1989 to 1993. Before that he had a long career as an operations officer in the Central Intelligence Agency. He served for 31 years in many countries including Burma, Japan, Viet Nam, and Korea. He is chairman emeritus of The Korea Society in New York and chair of the Pacific Century Institute in Los Angeles, and has written a book about his colorful career called Potshards: Fragments of a Life Lived in the CIA, the White House and the Two Koreas. In 2016 Amb. Gregg published Scarred Double Eagle, the story of a twenty dollar gold piece dated 1862.