“America’s Diplomats” Screening and Discussion

The American Academy of Diplomacy currently sponsors screenings of America’s Diplomats at World Affairs Councils across the nation. America’s Diplomats is a documentary produced by the Foreign Policy Association for screening on PBS in early 2016.

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.

The film illustrates the historic contributions of American diplomacy to the welfare and security of the United States. It traces the development of the Foreign Service of the United States and describes the challenges and achievements of contemporary American diplomacy. It includes interviews with Foreign Service Officers, Secretary of State John F. Kerry, and former Secretary of State James A. Baker, III.


Click here to view the documentary’s official website.

The Academy is proud to sponsor this documentary’s screenings and discussions with one of its members, to strengthen public knowledge of American diplomacy.