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Under Secretary for Management

Director of Diplomatic Reception Rooms

Our Mission

The Department of State's Diplomatic Reception Rooms are one of the greatest mirrors of America's remarkable cultural accomplishments in fine and decorative arts of the 18th and 19th centuries. Here, visiting Chiefs of State, Heads of Government, Foreign Ministers, as well as other distinguished foreign and American guests are entertained officially.

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