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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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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Secretary Kerry’s Remarks at the London Conference on Afghanistan

Thank you very much, all of you, for being here. And thank you for the privilege of being part of this very important conference. And I want to thank Prime Minister Cameron for hosting and, you, President Ghani for cohosting this effort. We saw each other in Brussels. You’ve been on a whirlwind tour, and ...
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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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