TRH The Duke & Duchess of Cambridge visit the Embassy to sign condolence book

U.S. Embassy London Grosvenor Square, UK 14 June 2016   Earlier today TRH The Duke & Duchess of Cambridge visited the Embassy to sign our condolence book for victims of the Orlando, Florida, shootings:   Here is the  condolence message from TRH The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall :   Condolence message from TRH The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall following the Orlando, Florida, ...
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Magna Carta, 1776 and All That

Ambassador Matthew W. Barzun British Library London, UK AMBASSADOR BARZUN: Good evening … And thank you for that generous introduction, Roly. What an honor it is for me to give the Douglas W. Bryant Lecture, especially on its 20th anniversary. What Roly didn’t say about Doug Bryant was that he lived in the Massachusetts town right ...
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Attorney General Lynch Delivers Remarks at Magna Carta Commemoration Ceremony in Runnymede

U.S. Department of Justice Press Release London (Remarks as Prepared for Delivery) Thank you, Secretary [Philip] Hammond, for that kind introduction.  Your Excellencies, distinguished colleagues, honored guests – it is a pleasure to be here this morning, and a great privilege to join you all at this important commemoration. Eight hundred years ago, on the ...
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Remarks At the Unveiling of Miya Ando’s 9/11 Artwork

17 March 2015 (Ambassador Barzun was at the unveiling of New York artist Miya Ando’s 9/11 artwork at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park London. The artwork is made from the wreckage of the Twin Towers.) (As prepared for delivery) Ambassador Barzun: Peter, thank you for having this artwork commissioned, created and finally consecrated here today. ...
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Ambassador Barzun Accepts Thank-You Letters From Families Of Missing UK Sailors

May 22, 2014 U.S. Embassy, London 011-14 @USAinUKPress Ambassador Matthew Barzun met this afternoon with families and friends of the four missing British sailors, his second such meeting this week. The group presented him with letters of thanks to President Obama and the U.S. Coast Guard for resuming the search for the sailors, missing in ...
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Ambassador Barzun Meets with Friends and Family of “Cheeki Rafiki” Sailors

20 May 2014 U.S. Embassy, London May 20, 2014 010-14 @USAinUKpress   On Tuesday, May 20, 2014, Ambassador Matthew Barzun met in his office with families and friends of the four missing British sailors. He listened to their concerns, and joined them in welcoming the news that the search has been resumed. The United States Coast ...
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A Note on Our New Embassy

17 January 2014 (This article originally appeared on  Ambassador Barzun’s Tumblr ) AMBASSADOR BARZUN: I noticed a few news outlets this week reporting that funding for the construction of our new Embassy building may be removed. As this might cause concern among those excited and invested in the redevelopment of Nine Elms, I wanted to put minds at ...
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New Design Unveiling

Ambassador Louis B. Susman Announcement of Winning Architect for Design of New U.S. Embassy   AMB SUSMAN: Good afternoon. I would like to welcome the press to an exciting moment in the history of the U.S. Embassy in London. Today we take an important step forward toward creating a new United States Embassy – a ...
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