Wide Blue Ribbon

Wide Blue Ribbon

Linda Bithell Oliver, a biography.  This book documents the life of a woman from rural eastern Idaho, from coming to age in an Idaho desert border town located near the United States’ only experimental nuclear reactor facility, to representing the United States in foreign negotiations.   Her life as a reporter, teacher, mother, small business owner, lawyer, CEO, senior civil servant and sailor’s wife is told against the background of the Cold War and Linda’s personal experiences in our Federal Government, the Far East, Europe, Russian and Iraq.