Photograph of the U.S. diplomats Gerard Smith (right) and Val Peterson bidding farewell to Father Christmas at Helsinki-Vantaa airport. They were leaving Finland for the United States after the SALT negotiations.
Secretary Clinton announces the appointment of Special Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern in the Ben Franklin Room of the State Department.
On verso of image: U.S. Marine Guard at U.S. Consulate Tientsin before siege. Later left with Seymour expedition for Peking--were beaten back & managed to reach Tientsin with many wounded. Mr. James Ragsdale, ... More
Letter from Thomas Jefferson to American diplomat Levett Harris, July 21, 1818. Sent from Monticello, Albemarle County, Virginia. The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.