What exactly does an ambassador do? A former Hollywood executive and later the finance director of President Barack Obama's re-election campaign, Rufus Gifford moved to Denmark in 2013 with his partner, Stephen DeVincent, to take up the post of U.S. ambassador. Gifford wants to make a difference and has plenty of ideas, whether it is attending to official business or fighting for LGBTQ rights. With his untraditional ways and modern approach to diplomacy, Gifford works to strengthen and maintain the relationship between the United States and Denmark.
Air Date: November 13, 2016 - 28:16
Rufus Gifford is back in the States to celebrate his parents' wedding anniversary and his mother's 70th birthday.
Air Date: November 13, 2016 - 27:38
U.S. Ambassador Rufus Gifford is busier than ever and finds it difficult when his partner, Stephen, isn't there to talk to.
Air Date: November 06, 2016 - 28:51
Rufus Gifford is preparing for the approaching Pride parade in Copenhagen and trying to master Danish pronunciation.
Air Date: November 06, 2016 - 28:05
Rufus Gifford is turning 40 and has a busy schedule. The embassy celebrates by throwing a BBQ party and introducing him to a Danish tradition.