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A life in foreign service

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Ambassador James Dobbins discusses his new book Foreign Service: Five decades on the front lines of American diplomacy and his experiences working to advance U.S. national interests in some of the country’s most difficult situations.

Also in this episode: William Gale, the Arjay and and Frances Fearing Miller Chair in Federal Economic Policy and a senior fellow in Economic Studies, recounts the Kansas tax cut experiment and outlines its implications for future tax reform efforts.

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Foreign Service: Five decades on the front lines of American diplomacy

Foreign Service: Five decades on the frontlines of American diplomacy (Interview with Peter Baker)

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Thanks to audio producer Gaston Reboredo with assistance from Mark Hoelscher, and to producer Vanessa Sauter.  Additional support comes from Jessica Pavone, Eric Abalahin, Rebecca Viser, and David Nassar.

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