Global Dialogues and Nativist Travel Bans

The Trump administration’s immigration crackdown directly damages US cultural diplomacy, and undermines the flow of transnational cultural content in ways at once parochial and potentially damaging to the US as a source of global inspiration over the long term. This is how once influential US soft power can become irrelevant. The Trump administration’s anti-immigration crackdown,…

Quotable:  Martin Herz on “paradigmatic” Photographs of the Vietnam War

The Vietnam War in Retrospect: Four Lectures, Lecture “The Tet Offensive 1968” and “A Paradigmatic picture of the Offensive”   Source: The Vietnam War in Retrospect: Four Lectures, Washington, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University Author: Martin Herz Date: 1984   A career Foreign Service Officer who was Political Counselor in Saigon, Assistant Secretary of State…

8/30 Broadcasting Board of Governors Meeting Remarks from PDC President Adam C. Powell

Remarks by Adam Clayton Powell III Broadcasting Board of Governors August 30, 2017   Thank you, Mr. Chairman; Governors, Director Lansing, ladies and gentlemen.   My name is Adam Powell, and I am the President of the Public Diplomacy Council and Director of Washington Programs for the University of Southern California’s Annenberg Center for Communication…