Samantha Smith Foundation
P.O. Box 140
Boothbay, ME 04537
America's Youngest Ambassador
This site is dedicated to life and memory of Samantha Smith, America's youngest ambassador, as well as to the work of the Samantha Smith Foundation.
In December 1982 Samantha Smith, a 10-year-old girl from Manchester, Me., wrote to Soviet leader Yuri Andropov to ask if he was going to wage a nuclear war against the U.S. The following July she toured the USSR at his invitation and as a result, became known as America's youngest goodwill ambassador. In 1985 she was cast in TV series, Lime Street, with actor Robert Wagner. Sadly, Samantha died on a rainy August night in 1985 while returning from London when the commercial plane she was in crashed killing all aboard.Read More