Shirley Temple won praise in diplomatic career that took her to Ghana, Czechoslovakia, UN

  • by: POLLY ANDERSON , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 11, 2014 - 6:50 AM

NEW YORK — Shirley Temple got her first ambassador appointment after Secretary of State Henry Kissinger heard her discussing Namibia at a party and, in her words, was "surprised that I even knew the word."

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