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John Kornblum

John Christian Kornblum was appointed Chairman of Lazard, an international financial advisory and asset management firm, in 2001, after serving as a diplomat with the US Department of State for more than 30 years. As a specialist for Europe, John Kornblum served in Germany, Austria, Belgium, and Finland, in addition to his posts in the State Department in Washington. He has been assigned as Minister to the US Mission in Bonn/Berlin and has served as Deputy US Ambassador to NATO, US Representative at the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe, Assistant Secretary for European and Canadian Affairs, Special Envoy to the Balkans, and US Ambassador to Germany. Ambassador Kornblum is a Trustee of The American Academy in Berlin. He is on the board of the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies and the American Council on Germany. He is a patron of Deutsche Oper Berlin. Ambassador Kornblum writes frequently for the German and American press.

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Political Berlin: Germany and the United States
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Sunday, Nov 11 at 7 PM

Weill Recital Hall

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