The New York Times. August 18, 1993, Section D, Page 18
Jacob D. Beam, Envoy to Soviets At Start of Detente, Is Dead at 85
By Bruce Lambert
Aug. 18, 1993
Jacob D. Beam, a diplomat who served in the United States' most sensitive foreign post in the 1970's as Ambassador to the Soviet Union, died on Monday at a hospital in Rockville, Md. He was 85 and lived in Washington.
The cause was a stroke, his family said.
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