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Former U.S. diplomat discusses "living" U.S. foreign policy

As U.S. Ambassador to Kenya in the 1990s and as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Prudence Bushnell’s diplomatic career overlapped with significant moments in recent history, including the brutal civil war in Liberia, the Rwandan Genocide, the “Black Hawk Down” incident in Somalia and the U.S. Embassy bombing in Nairobi. Ambassador Bushnell recounts the events she witnessed on the job and sheds light on her experience as a female diplomat.

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