Vint Lawrence, 1939-2016


Vint Lawrence , who after getting drafted into the Army in 1960 was recruited into the CIA and worked with Gen. Vang Pao ‘s anti-communist guerrilla forces in Laos from 1962-64, died April 9. He was 76 years old.

Lawrence—who graduated from Princeton with a history degree in 1960— left the CIA in the mid sixties, and started a successful career as an artist. He is best known for his highly detailed line drawings that appeared in many newspapers and magazines from the late 1960s through the 1990s.

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