- 1.) Adolph Dubs, in Afghanistan, 1979
- 2.) Francis E. Meloy Jr., in Lebanon, 1976
- 3.) Rodger P. Davies, in Cyprus, 1974
- 4.) Cleo A. Noel Jr., in Sudan, 1973
- 5.) John Gordon Mein, in Guatemala, 1968
Two other U.S. ambassadors died in plane crashes abroad: Arnold L. Raphel, in Pakistan in 1988, and Laurence A. Steinhardt, in Canada in 1950.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Josh Keating read about making music in the Anthropocene and journeyed into the heart of coding darkness.