February 9, 1997 in Nation/World

Harriman’s Body Flown From Paris

Compiled From Wire Services

The remains of Pamela Harriman, the Democratic Party icon and U.S. ambassador to France, were flown home Saturday from Paris.

At a ceremony led by her son Winston Churchill and Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, Harriman was remembered as a bright light of American diplomacy.

“She fought tenaciously for the interests of her adopted country and of the Western alliance,” Churchill told about 100 of his mother’s friends, including former House Speaker Tom Foley and several of President Clinton’s top aides.

Harriman died in Paris on Wednesday after suffering a stroke after swimming.

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