Six Secretaries of State Together For Rare Ceremony

Five former Secretaries of State join John Kerry for groundbreaking of new US Diplomacy Center.
2:23 | 09/03/14

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Ladies and gentlemen. We welcome undersecretary of state Patrick Kennedy former secretaries of state -- helpful. The greater good gentlemen it eight. -- -- To be -- braves put there it is -- -- Tuesday. We. -- Coming expedient. Of the independent to -- the United States. Didn't really looking -- Peace. And crackers. In the -- No matter what political upheaval or crisis the world nations diplomacy never sleeps. American diplomats are and will be hard at work managing. A myriad of problems there's no way to really capture what it's like to represented this amazing country. My first day as secretary of state. I was sitting in my office and one of the senior members of the staff. Came in and close the door and says -- I have to ask you something and confusion in the building was wrong. He so what do we call you. We call you general mr. secretary. -- sent home means it's mr. secretary. Now drop and give me ten. Diplomacy and development are the heart of America's leadership. And that that leadership. Remains absolutely essential for everything we hope to see happen in the world not just. For our country in four Americans but for people everywhere.

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