Skip to main content

The Globe and Mail

Rice honours Dave Brubeck for 'public diplomacy'

U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice bestowed an award on jazz great Dave Brubeck yesterday for offering an American "vision of hope, opportunity and freedom" through his music.

Rice launched the Benjamin Franklin Awards for Public Diplomacy in 2007 to recognize those who advance U.S. ideals through public diplomacy.

Report an error
Comments

The Globe invites you to share your views. Please stay on topic and be respectful to everyone. For more information on our commenting policies and how our community-based moderation works, please read our Community Guidelines and our Terms and Conditions.

Please note that our commenting partner Civil Comments is closing down. As such we will be implementing a new commenting partner in the coming weeks. As of December 20th, 2017 we will be shutting down commenting on all article pages across our site while we do the maintenance and updates. We understand that commenting is important to our audience and hope to have a technical solution in place January 2018.

Discussion loading… ✨