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    Tags from Secretary Christopher’s Travels

    As U.S. Secretary of State, Warren Chistopher (1993-1997) traveled extensively in order to advance foreign policy goals. All of those who have served as the Secretary in recent decades have done the same. These tags represent some of those trips. They include one (top, center) from his trip to Wright-Patterson Air Force…

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    Secretary Christopher’s Trip Binder

    In early August 1995, U.S Secretary of State Warren Christopher (1993-1997) traveled to Malaysia, Cambodia, and Vietnam. This binder contained information which helped Secretary Christopher prepare for events and meetings during the trip. In Malaysia, he discussed the effects of the Bosnian conflict on Muslims with the Prime Minister and signed commercial…

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    Secretary Christopher’s Briefcase

    This briefcase belonged to U.S. Secretary of State Warren Christopher (1993-1997) and was used by him during his travels while he was in office. It bears a tag from Secretary Christopher’s trip accompanying President Bill Clinton to Moscow, Russia, for a summit meeting and Kiev, Ukraine for a State visit from May…

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    Ledger of Passport Renewals, USSR

    This State Department ledger records information about the issuance and renewal of passports for Americans living in or traveling to the Soviet Union (USSR), including details of specific individuals' cases, dating from 1926 through the late 1930s. The case of Robert N. Robinson, an African American engineer who ended up trapped in…

  • Story of Diplomacy

    How Secretary Albright Advocated to Expand NATO

    Secretary Madeleine Albright was a trailblazer as the first woman Secretary of State. One of her most significant accomplishments was helping to expand NATO to include more countries in the 1990s. Why was expanding NATO so important to global security? And what role did Secretary Albright play in achieving this diplomatic milestone?

  • Public Programs

    Stuck Behind the Iron Curtain: Race, Citizenship, and Red Scares

    February 15, 2023

    330 21st St NW, Washington, DC, 20006

    Join NMAD on February 15th to commemorate Black History Month through the story of Robert Robinson, a Black American who unwillingly spent 44 years in Soviet Russia. Bill Davis, a Black Foreign Service Officer, assisted in his repatriation.

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    Mask Pendant Necklace

    Gold pendant necklace with sapphire jewels, in the shape of a traditional mask. It was gifted to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during her trip to Papua New Guinea in November 2010 by the Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, Michael Somare.

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    Decorative Spherical Glass Container

    Prime Minister Recep Erdoğan of Turkey presented this decorative container to Secretary of State Hilary Rodham Clinton on July 15, 2011, on the occasion of Secretary Clinton's visit to Istanbul for the fourth meeting of the Libya Contact Group to discuss the ongoing conflict in Libya.