Diplomacy, the foreign service, and the Department of State

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United States. -- Dept. of State -- International relations., United States. -- Foreign Service., United States -- Foreign relat
StatementUnder Secretary Spiers.
SeriesCurrent policy -- no. 800.
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State. Office of Public Communication. Editorial Division.
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