Sec. Hillary Clinton on U.S. Ambassador Killed in Libya: A New Hero to Honor

Clinton: Chris Stevens risked his life to stop a tyrant, and gave it trying to build a better Libya.
3:00 | 09/12/12

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Transcript for Sec. Hillary Clinton on U.S. Ambassador Killed in Libya: A New Hero to Honor
In the lobby. This building the State Department. The names of those who have fallen in the line of duty are inscribed. In marble. Our hearts break over each one. And now because of this tragedy. We have new heroes to honor. And more friends. To -- Chris Stevens fell in love with the Middle East as a young peace corps volunteer teaching English in Morocco. He joined the foreign service learned languages. One friends for America in distant places and made other people's hopes his own. In the early days of the Libyan revolution. I ask Chris to be our. Envoy. To the rebel opposition. He arrived on -- cargo ship in the -- -- Ben -- And began building our relationships. With Libya's revolutionaries. He risked his life to stop tyrants. Then gave his life trying to help build a better Libya. The world needs more Chris Stevenson's. I spoke with his sister and this morning and told her that he will be remembered as a hero by many nations.

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