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Stuart Eizenstat

Stuart E. Eizenstat was President Jimmy Carter’s Chief White House Domestic Policy Adviser from 1977-1981. His recommendation to President Carter led directly to the creation of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. During the Clinton Administration, from 1993-2001, he was U.S. Ambassador to the European Union, Undersecretary of Commerce, Undersecretary of State, Deputy Secretary of the Treasury and Special Representative of the President and Secretary of State on Holocaust-Era Issues. In the Obama administration, he was Special Adviser on Holocaust Issues to Secretaries of State Clinton and Kerry, a position he now holds with Secretary of State Blinken. This article is written solely in his personal capacity.

By Stuart Eizenstat

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