Gordon D. Giffin became the thirty-fourth Ambassador of the United States to Canada on September 17, 1997 upon presentation of his credentials to Governor General Roméo LeBlanc. In the first six months of his tenure, Ambassador Giffin hosted former President Bill Clinton in Vancouver for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum. Wikipedia*
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Gordon Giffin has two videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1998 Speech. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1999 with an average of 72 views per program.