Protocol in the News

The articles below have appeared in a variety of periodicals and are of particular interest to protocol professionals.  When available, clicking on the publication name will redirect you to the actual item.  Additional submissions are welcome and titles or links can be forwarded electronically to at any time.

1981 -1990


Gargan, Edward. "Foreign envoys termed `Boon' to City in 1980" New York Times 12/3/81

Rosellini, Lynn. “Regan’s Protocol Choice – A Penchant for Perfection” New York Times 3/16/81

Shribman, David. For Protocol: ‘A 4th of July American’” New York Times 3/5/82 

Morrison, Patt. “A Short Course in How to Meet Royalty” Los Angles Times 2/20/83 26

Van Dyne, Larry. “How To Behave” Washingtonian Magazine 3/83 140

"U.S. Consular Cities Consult New York" New York Times 6/12/83

Nemy, Enid. “For the Chief of Protocol, ‘Charmed’ and Busy Life” New York Times 2/18/83

Smith, Lynn. “Etiquette: Pendulum Swings Back” Los Angeles Times 12/14/83

Baldrige, Letitia. “Party Pointers for Protocol-Conscious” Los Angeles Times 1/30/84

"When gifts demand subtle high diplomacy" New York Times 2/4/84

Jeffries, Jane. “Some Diplomats Find the U.S. Isn’t Such a Cushy Posting” Wall Street Journal 8/16/84

Lamb, David. “Diplomact: Information Not Glamour” Los Angeles Times 10/30/84

Canby, Vincent. “Film: ‘Protocol,’ Goldie Hawn at the State Department” New York Times 12/21/84

“What Women Say: Selwa Roosevelt” Vogue 1/85 208

Martin, Judith. “For Diplomats, Protocol is Just a Specialized Form of Etiquette” L.A. Daily News 6/30/85

Dowd, Maureen. "Torrent of Limousines Floods City's Canyons" New York Times 9/23/85 A1

“U.N. Notes: Protocol for All and at All Hours” New York Times 9/23/85 

Fein, Esther. "A new status symbol: getting near the UN" New York Times 9/23/85 A1

McFadden, Robert. "Motorcades and celebrity-gazing slow East side traffic to a crawl" New York Times 9/24/85

Sciolino, Elaine. “The UN and New York City: A 40 year love-hate relationship" New York Times 9/24/85

"40th Assembly gets off to a timely beginning" New York Times 9/24/85

Sciolino, Elaine. "For UN's big week, leaders by the score" New York Times 10/20/85

Sherman, Beth. "Midtown Traffic Is Slow But Choreographed" New York Times 10/20/85

Geist, William. "To a protocol chief, no one is unimportant" New York Times 10/23/85

Ferretti, Fred. "When UN envoys meet New York" New York Times 10/24/85 C1

Dowd, Maureen. "Ortega Chic" New York Times 10/25/85

Fein, Esther. "And look what befell Pines on the way to work" New York Times 10/25/85

"Thatcher on a tight diplomatic schedule" New York Times 10/25/85

"Governmental Lessons on Surviving Terrorism" New York Times 11/27/85

Dean, Paul. “Author Finds That Every Little Meaning Has Gesture of Its Own” Los Angeles Times 12/9/85 V1

“Wiley T. Buchanan Jr. – Former Protocol Chief” New York Times 2/18/86 

Boyd, Gerald. "U.S. Study is ready on terror policy" New York Times 3/6/86

Gamarekian, Barbara. "On Matters of State: The Problem of Gift Giving" New York Times 3/19/86

"Guess who came to dinner?" New York Times 3/19/86

"New York Steps Up Security" New York Times 4/16/86

Purdum, Todd. "Police take special precautions for Reagan visit" New York Times 4/19/86

Purdum, Todd. "Threats Prompt Security Moves at Federal Site" New York Times 4/22/86 B3

"New York Airports Subtly Gird for Terrorism" New York Times 5/2/86 A1

Cuniberti, Betty. “First Lady Hosted at Dinner by King and Queen of Thailand” Los Angeles Times 5/5/86

Cuniberti, Betty. “The Economic Summit Ends With Tea but Not With a Toast” Los Angeles Times 5/7/86 10

Toner, Robin. "The New Security: Fences to Flowerpots" New York Times 5/18/86

Toner, Robin. "For nation's defenders, flowers and tiny flags" New York Times 5/26/86

"Sisterly Activities" New York Times 6/26/86

Weinraub, Bernard. "The Reagan’s won't take Manhattan" New York Times 6/30/86

Anderson, Susan Heller. "How a City Commission acquired its Protocol" New York Times 6/30/86

"Dinner for Pakistan's Prime Minister" New York Times 7/17/86

Rayner, William. “Entertaining” Vogue 7/86 108

"Diplomatic Switch" New York Times 9/5/86

Steese, Ellen. “Minding Their Manners” Christian Science Monitor 9/16/86 33

"Lessons on Terrorism" New York Times 9/22/86

Schmalz, Jefferey. "60 greeters ready for U.N. Birthday" New York Times 9/24/86

Sciolino, Elaine "At U.N. Assembly: Magic, Doves and Debate" New York Times 9/26/86 A1

Gross, Michael. "Even fun is work at UN parties" New York Times 10/4/86

Dowd, Maureen. "Side Trips on Agenda of Leaders" New York Times 10/21/86 A14

Schmemann, Serge. "In Moscow, a do it yourself embassy copes" New York Times 10/24/86 A1

Lewis, Neil. "Expulsion rounds now appear over" New York Times 10/24/86 A12

"Shultz the Spectator" New York Times 10/29/86

Sciolino, Elaine. "U.N. Parties: Quick Exits, Roasted Goats" New York Times 11/5/86

Molotsky, Irvin. “A Slight Breach of Protocol” New York Times 11/8/86 

Gamarekian, Barbara. "On the Menu: Champagne, Dancing and Manners" New York Times 11/10/86

Gwertzman, Bernard. "A Political Patronage Complaint" New York Times 11/21/86

"In Celebration of Decor" New York Times 12/3/86

"State Department Curbs Donations" New York Times 1/8/87

"Bound for Philippines?" New York Times 1/12/87 A14

"Koch Returns from European Trip" New York Times 2/2/87

Shipler, David. "Shultz gets riverboat introduction to China" New York Times 3/2/87 A7

Gamarekian, Barbara. "Diplomacy is all in a Days's Work" New York Times 3/4/87

Leopold, Wendy. “Queen of Couth Still Minding Country’s Manners” Los Angeles Times 5/21/87

"Red for Shevardnaze" New York Times 9/18/87

Weinraub, Bernard. "Horror for a Logistician: Extra Beds in Reykjavik" New York Times 10/9/87

Gamarekian, Barbara. "Capital Trying to Squeeze in Visitors" New York Times 11/20/87

Booth Conroy, Sarah. “Tardiness at D.C. Parties Is An Occupational Hazard” Los Angeles Times 11/20/87 16

Gamarekian, Barbara. "Tales of a Black Tie Town" New York Times 11/24/87

Gamarekian, Barbara. "Why It's Black Tie at the White House" New York Times 12/2/87

Gamarekian, Barbara. "A State Dinner for the Gorbachevs" New York Times 12/9/87

"Guest List for White House Dinner" New York Times 12/9/87

Dionne, E.J. "In the land of George, Abe, Ike and Jack: Mikhail" New York Times 12/11/87

Dowd, Maureen. "As `Gorby' works the crowd, backward reels the KGB" New York Times 12/11/87

"Finders and Fliers of Foreign Flags" New York Times 12/16/87

Suro, Roberto. "Pope likely to see Waldheim Three Times" New York Times 1/8/88

Trainor, Bernard. "Inside the `Tank': Bowls of Candy and Big Brass" New York Times 1/11/88

“At Home Wherever the Embassy Is” Insight 3/7/88 34

"Resigned Voluntarily?" Texas Business 4/16/88

"Potomic Hospitality" New York Times 4/22/88

Taubman, Philip. "Moscow Rebutting Reports of a Rift" New York Times 4/23/88 A1

"West's Envoys End Boycott of May Day Fete in Moscow" New York Times 5/2/88 A12

Pryor, Kelli. "The west go east: gifts the Reagan’s and Gorbachev’s traded" ARTnews 9/88 16

Lasky, Jane E. and Sugarman, Aaron. "Getting through customs" Inc. 11/88 S46

"Take my house - please" Time 12/26/88 31

Goldman, John. “New York Offers Princess Diana Both Protocol, Protests” Los Angeles Times 2/2/89

Stein, Jeannine. “A Lost Art” 2/3/89

"Grapevine - Hirohito's funeral protocol" Time 2/27/89

Halloran, Richard. “Briefing; Protocol Photo” New York Times 3/24/89

Freund, Charles. "Cheney forgets diplomacy speak" Washington Post 5/9/89 A21

Tuchy, William. "After you Mr. President: in Brussels, protocol leads the way" Los Angeles Times 5/30/89 I8

Gamarekian, Barbara. "Diplomatic corps dean? Spin the revolving door" New York Times 7/3/89 10

Dowd, Maureen. "Mitterrand’s etiquette has leaders confused" New York Times 7/15/89 4

Tedesco, Theresa. "The protocol of pageantry" Maclean's 7/24/89 40

Turk, Rose-Marie. “Taboos Yield to ‘Anything Goes’” Los Angeles Times 9/1/89 V8

Sciolino, Elaine. "Making a president's planes, trains (and diplomatic matters) run on time" New York Times 10/30/89 A14

Romano, Lois. "Joseph Reed, protector of propriety: on the eve of the floating summit, Bush's protocol chief in the wings" Washington Post 11/28/89 C1

Dowd, Maureen. "Instead of a Cold War, An Exchange of Gibes" New York Times 12/4/89

Goodman, Walter. "For TV Networks at Malta, Big Stars, Great Scenery, but 'Anchors Adrift'" New York Times 12/4/89 A11

Goodwin, Betty. “Parties the Tiffany Way” Los Angeles Times 12/14/89 E12

Conroy, Sarah. "The life of an envoy's wife; pursuing her own career, diplomatically" Washington Post  4/22/90 F1

Plummer, William. "On the Eve of Another Summit, Joseph Reed Is the Man of Every Hour" People Weekly 6/4/90 79

Finney, Paul Burnham. “Global Deals: The Faux Pas Factor” The New York Times Magazine 6/10/90

Schleier, Curt. “World-Class Conventions” USAir Magazine 6/90 79

Gerstenzang, James. "Of oysters, veal and other delicate affairs of state" Los Angeles Times 7/24/90 H3

Shogan, Robert. “Iraq Flouts Embassy Rule Book” Los Angeles Times 8/29/90

Bryan, Dawn. "Beware of the purple pigskin clock!" Sales & Marketing Management 8/90 74

Stanley, Allesandra. “At the U.N., a Protocol Nightmare: How to Silence Presidents and Kings” New York Times 9/30/90

Booth Conroy, Sarah. “The Perils of Protocol” Washington Post 9/30/90 F1

Martin, Judith. “Etiquette in the Advertising Age” Washington Post 9/30/90

Morian, Dan. “Institute Is Incubator For Diplomats” Los Angeles Times 11/19/90 A3

Lauter, David. "Mishaps set summit tone for President" Los Angeles Times 11/20/90 A1

Hoffman, David. "Bush policy requires global tradeoffs" Washington Post 11/29/90 A1

Baker, Russell. "Look Who's Coming!" New York Times 12/11/90 A27