'The America Diplomat' tells story of three Black U.S. diplomats at the height of the Cold War

A new documentary on PBS called "The America Diplomat" tells the stories of three Black diplomats representing America at the height of the Cold War as they fought racism within the State Department.

NPR's Michele Kelemen caught up with the filmmaker to talk about why their stories resonate today.

This segment aired on February 17, 2022. The audio for this segment is not available.


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