U.S. Diplomats Present their Home State III

Map of the U.S.A.

The 50 States video series is a work in progress. On the this map you can see the states already covered in yellow.

map of South Dakota

South Dakota

Mount Rushmore, Wild Bill Hickok, Crazy Horse Memorial, Badlands, Calamity Jane, Black Hills Gold Rush… If these names and places raise a goosebump or two you are at the right place to check them out and follow Public Affairs Counselor Robert Greenan! (Transcript/18kb)

Map of Tennessee


Find out about the Volunteer State, Music City Nashville and its longest continuously running live radio show, the most visited National Park in the U.S., and where the King of Rock & Roll used to live, presented by our intern Dalton. (Transcript/45kb)

map of Texas


Everything is bigger in Texas. See for yourself in Political Officer John McDaniel’s video. It’s the latest in our state video line up. (Transcript/136kb)

map of Utah


Life Elevated, State Parks, ski resorts and the best snow on earth: watch out for more interesting facts from the Beehive State Utah! (Transcript/65kb)

map of Vermont


Small but beautiful: Do you know where Vermont’s name comes from? Can you name the 2 U.S. presidents born in this state? And would you know the state’s – probably – most famous culinary treat? Find out the answer to all these questions in our newest state video with Stephanie Lyons from the Economic/Political Section of the U.S. Embassy. (Transcript/173kb)

map of Virginia


Which U.S. state has about the same population figures as Austria? Find out in the latest addition to our state video series: Judy Friedberg from the Management Section presents her home state. (Transcript/152kb)

map of Washington


April Reiter, former Fulbright teaching assistant in Austria, introduces her home state, the Northwestern corner of the contiguous United States. Enjoy! (Transcript/132kb)

Map of Washington, d:C.

Washington, D.C.

Alexa Wesner, U.S. Ambassador to Austria, introduces you to the nation’s capitol, Washington, D.C. (Transcript-pdf/145kb)

map of West Virginia

West Virginia

Get to know the beautiful scenery of the Mountain State, mound building Native Americans and coal mining European immigrants, why West Virginia split from Virginia and the mystery of the Mothman!  (Transcript/13kb)

map of Wisconsin


Get to know the Cheese State or is it the Badger State? And why is the bratwurst one of the culinary favorites? And why is it so easy to grow cranberries in this state? Jim Bangert from the Economic-Political Section at the U.S. Embassy will tell you these and other facts about his home state Wisconsin. (Transcript/61kb)