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Deputy Chief of Mission Nicholas Hill to Represent the United States of America at Hiroshima and Nagasaki Peace Memorial Ceremonies

Deputy Chief of Mission Nicholas Hill will represent the United States of America at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony on August 6, and the Nagasaki Peace Memorial Ceremony on August 9. The ceremonies are an opportunity to honor those who lost their lives, and to reflect on our shared vision of peace.
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Remembering Representative John Lewis

Civil rights icon and U.S. Representative John Lewis died July 17 at the age of 80. The son of Alabama sharecroppers, Lewis was a central figure in the U.S. civil rights movement. Lewis was a leader of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee during the 1960s and one of main organizers of the 1963 March on ...
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