When Jim Thompson vanished 50 years ago, he was the best-known American in Thailand. Rumors still swirl around his disappearance. Thompson had set up the Bangkok OSS office and later served as a CIA asset in Thailand, but it was his beautiful Thai silk that made him famous.
He revitalized the industry, amassed a huge art collection, and built a magnificent house from traditional Thai homes to showcase his precious objects. So what could have happened in March of 1967, when he went for a short walk in the high jungles of Malaysia? Why were the CIA , DoS, US Army, and FBI involved in the massive search?
Join Dr. Llewellyn Toulmin, the co-founder of Missing Aircraft Search Team, as he analyzes the case of Jim Thompson, the man who set up the Bangkok OSS office. When he vanished 50 years ago, why were the CIA , DoS, US Army, and FBI involved in the massive search and what could have happened?
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Co-sponsored by The Textile Museum