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Foreign Service Institute Director Daniel B. Smith and Director General Carol Z. Perez applaud Heroes of U.S. Diplomacy honoree Elizabeth Slater at the conclusion of the launch event at the U.S. Department of State on September 13, 2019.

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The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future