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Press Release | Announcing the 2020 Douglas Dillon Book Award Winners – October 30, 2020

Oct 30, 2020

AAD Staff

Washington, D.C. – The American Academy of Diplomacy's Douglas Dillon Book Award for a book on American diplomacy will be awarded jointly this year to Paul Richter for The Ambassadors: America's Diplomats on the Front Lines and Elizabeth Shackelford for The Dissent Channel: American Diplomacy in a Dishonest Age. Together they paint a vivid picture of American diplomats in difficult and dangerous situations that require initiative, quick judgment, and no little courage - Richter of diplomats at the top of the career as Ambassadors, and Shackelford of a very junior officer. For more information on the Douglas Dillon Book Award and this year’s recipients, please visit the Academy's website at:

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