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Richard Stengel

Richard Stengel was the Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs from 2013-2016. Before working at the State Department, he was the editor of Time magazine for seven years. From 1992 to 1994, he collaborated with Nelson Mandela on the South African leader's autobiography Long Walk to Freedom. His other books include the New York Times bestseller Mandela's Way, January Sun and You're Too Kind: A Brief History of Flattery. He lives in New York.