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24
SEPTEMBER 2013
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THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL
GEORGEW.
LANDAU
LATINAMERICA EXPERT AND
HUMANRIGHTS ADVOCATE
The latest recipient of
AFSA’s Lifetime Contributions
to American Diplomacy Award
shares stories and insights from his
long career in the Foreign Service
and international afairs.
BY STEVEN ALAN HONL EY
O
n June 27, Ambassador George
W. Landau received the Ameri-
can Foreign Service Asso-
ciation’s award for Lifetime
Contributions to American
Diplomacy, in recognition of a
distinguished 28-year Foreign
Service career and a lifetime
of public service. Past recipi-
ents of the award include U. Alexis Johnson, Frank Carlucci,
George H.W. Bush, Lawrence Eagleburger, Cyrus Vance, David
Newsom, Lee Hamilton, Thomas Pickering, George Shultz,
Richard Parker, Richard Lugar, Morton Abramowitz, Joan
Clark, Tom Boyatt, Sam Nunn, Bruce Laingen, Rozanne Ridg-
way and William Lacy Swing.
Steven Alan Honley is the editor of
The Foreign Service Journal.
FOCUS
AFSA’S AWARDS PROGRAM
George W. Landau, right, then frst secretary and political ofcer
in Madrid, greats Richard M. Nixon, who visited Spain as a private
citizen after his losing bid for the California governorship in 1963.