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Throughout the Trump presidency, the State Department briefing room has been dark. That changed today with the first briefing in a month and a half. NPR's Michele Kelemen was there.
MICHELE KELEMEN, BYLINE: Along the wall outside the briefing room, there are photos of past spokesmen dating back to 1944. It's just one reminder of how important public diplomacy has been over the years. ...