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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 for seven years, from 2006-2013. From 1992 to 1994, he collaborated with Nelson Mandela on the South African leader's autobiography Long Walk to Freedom . Stengel later wrote Mandela's Way, a New York Times best-seller , on his experience working with Mandela. He is the author of several other books, including January Sun , a...See more