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Dear I-House,

I'm glad to write you from Budapest where my wife Eleni Tsakopoulos-Kounalakis is serving as the US Ambassador to Hungary. We are having fun though regret we cannot attend the I-House visit from the Crown Prince of Norway. I do see the Norwegian ambassador regularly here (I speak Swedish, so it is always fun to hang out with the Nordics), although I've not visited since the 1980s when a graduate student at University of Stockholm.

Markos Kounalakis
I'm sending a photo as you requested, this one of us with President Obama in our SF home. Hope all good at the Alma Mater.


Best regards,
Markos Kounalakis (IH 1977-78)

Markos, a journalist and author, is publisher emeritus of the Washington Monthly, and a senior fellow at the Center for Media & Communication Studies, Central European University in Budapest.

 

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