“America’s Diplomats” – Portland Screening

Covering hundreds of years of U.S. foreign policy, America’s Diplomats explores the significance of diplomats in American history. Get a look at the U.S. Foreign Service from the inside and learn about the challenges, dangers, and rewards of being an American diplomat. A trailer of the documentary is below.

Portland, OR Screening

The World Affairs Council of Oregon hosted a screening of America's Diplomats on Tuesday, October 18, sponsored by the American Academy of Diplomacy. Following the film there was a discussion with Ambassador Harriet Isom, who headed American Embassies in Laos, Benin, and Cameroon; John Yates, formerly U.S. Special Envoy for Somalia, and Mary Carlin Yates, former Ambassador to Burundi and Ghana, who also served as Deputy to the Commander for the United States Africa Command, and most recently was interim Charge d'Affaires at the US Embassy in Khartoum, Sudan.   You may view the original even page here. https://youtu.be/W9AEusWxKvw Click here to view the documentary's website.