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State Dept. Diplomacy Center commemorates Sec. Baker’s historic contributions

A bronze bust of former Secretary of State James A. Baker, III that will be part of the permanent collection of the National Museum of American Diplomacy was recently unveiled in Washington, D.C.

The specially commissioned bust honors "the most important unelected official in America since World War II," said Secretary of State Antony Blinken at the unveiling ceremony. "The arc of history bent the way it did because people bent it, and no one more so than Secretary Baker ... Thank you for being such a great leader for this country and for this department." Learn more about the ceremony and watch a video of the unveiling here: