Here is an exciting opportunity to learn about America's Diplomats, and the U.S. Foreign Service and policy.

Tomorrow, Wednesday, June 15, the World Affairs Council in partnership with the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum, welcomes Ambassador Ronald E. Neumann,
President of the American Academy of Diplomacy and Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State. Ambassador Neumann presents the documentary film, "America's Diplomats," which will take you from Ben Franklin to Benghazi, as you go inside the Foreign Service and behind the scenes of U.S. Foreign Policy at the Ford Presidential Museum. It is FREE, and open to the public.

Narrated by Kathleen Turner, you'll discover the role our diplomats play in shaping American history. You'll uncover the origins of our Foreign Service, and the danger American diplomats face far from home.

The evening begins at the Ford Museum at:
5:45pm:
Screening of "America's Diplomats"
6:45pm:
Brief Remarks and Q&A from Ambassador Ronald E. Neumann
7:15pm:
Public Reception Honoring Former Diplomats in the U.S. Foreign Service (all invited, no cost to attend)

Formerly a Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, Ambassador Neumann is a career foreign service who served as U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan (2005-07), Bahrain (2001-04), and Algeria (1994-97). Amb. Neumann currently serves as president of the American Academy of Diplomacy.

Many thanks to the generous sponsor, the American Academy of Diplomacy, with additional support provided by:
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation and The Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies at Grand Valley State University.