Around the World 1977 - Thailand

Jim Thompson House, Bangkok

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Jim Thompson was the founder of the Thai Silk company. He was OSS station chief in Bangkok at the end of World War II, but stayed on in Thailand and lead the revival of the Thai silk industry. Thompson disappeared in the Cameron Highlands in Malaysia while on vacation in 1967. His beautifully decorated home is open to visitors as a museum.

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