Citizen Diplomats Mean Business in SC

Oct 24, 2018

After our next guest spent two years in Chile with the Peace Corps, he returned to South Carolina in 1970 wondering how he could continue that diplomatic experience here.  Then he discovered that Columbia had a chapter of a volunteer organization that the State Department often refers to as citizen diplomats.  He joined and has been helping them receive visiting scholars, students, journalists and foreign government officials on State Department fellowships now for almost five decades.

Mike Switzer interviews Jim Byrum with the Columbia Council for Internationals.