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Madeleine Albright

Madeleine Albright
Madeleine Albright became the first woman to be appointed U.S. secretary of state when she was unanimously confirmed by the Senate under the administration of President Bill Clinton. She was sworn in Jan. 23, 1997. Prior to her secretary of state appointment, Madeleine Albright served as the United States representative to the United Nations and as a member of President Clinton's Cabinet and National Security Council. In the early 1980s, Madeleine Albright was awarded a fellowship at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars at the Smithsonian. She also served as a senior fellow in Soviet and Eastern European affairs at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. More rece... Show more »
Madeleine Albright became the first woman to be appointed U.S. secretary of state when she was unanimously confirmed by the Senate under the administration of President Bill Clinton. She was sworn in Jan. 23, 1997. Prior to her secretary of state appointment, Madeleine Albright served as the United States representative to the United Nations and as a member of President Clinton's Cabinet and National Security Council. In the early 1980s, Madeleine Albright was awarded a fellowship at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars at the Smithsonian. She also served as a senior fellow in Soviet and Eastern European affairs at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. More recently, she has taught as a professor at Georgetown University. « Show less

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  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Greek poll shows 2 sides neck and neck before crucial Sunday referendum The brief but intense campaign in Greece's critical bailout referendum ends Friday, with simultaneous rallies in Athens supporting "yes" and "no" answers to a murky question in...
  • Michelle Obama's Strong Second Term

    Michelle Obama's Strong Second Term
    First-term first ladies are often shadows to their more-important husbands, dabbling in light fare to avoid criticism and picking safe projects to shield them and their families from the inevitable slings and arrows. The safest bet has been to keep...
  • Report says UN not equipped to tackle today's challenges

    The United Nations and other international institutions are in urgent need of reform if they are to tackle global challenges ranging from massive violence in fragile states to runaway climate change and global economic shocks, a high-level commission said...
  • Gary Olson: Don't expect Clinton, GOP candidates to work for social justice

    Gary Olson: Don't expect Clinton, GOP candidates to work for social justice
    My car's bumper sticker reads "I'm ready for Oligarchy: the choice is clear. There is none." It's a truism that under our system, no one can be nominated or can win the presidency who isn't a shill for the billionaire class. Hillary Clinton, the...
  • As borders blur, cities mull 'foreign policies'

    As borders blur, cities mull 'foreign policies'
    Before ramping up the number of bus lanes running through its high-rise canyons, Brazilian business hub Sao Paulo studied how such systems work in Paris, London, New York and Buenos Aires. The city of 11 million people, South America's largest, did...
  • 70 years later, recalling V-E Day's tempered jubilation

    70 years later, recalling V-E Day's tempered jubilation
    Seventy years have passed since Fallston resident Willard H. Blevins was wounded while fighting near the Rhine River in Germany, but the World War II veteran still has pieces of shrapnel in his leg. Blevins, 91, was a squad leader with the Army's 90th...
  • Thanks to TV's strong women, voters are ready for a female president

    Thanks to TV's strong women, voters are ready for a female president
    Mere hours after Hillary Rodham Clinton announced her candidacy for president in 2016, "Madam Secretary's" Elizabeth McCord (Téa Leoni) helped prevent another Cold War. "The Good Wife's" Alicia Florrick (Julianna Margulies), newly elected state's...
  • Obama ramps up lobbying campaign on Iran deal

    Obama ramps up lobbying campaign on Iran deal
    Facing deep skepticism on multiple fronts, President Barack Obama ramped up lobbying Monday for a framework nuclear deal with Iran, one of the toughest sells of his presidency. Yet critics from Jerusalem to Washington warned they won't sit idly by while...
  • Clinton used personal email account as secretary of state

    Clinton used personal email account as secretary of state
    Hillary Rodham Clinton used a personal email account during her time as secretary of state, rather than a government-issued email address, potentially hampering efforts to archive official government documents required by law. Clinton's office said...
  • Cast of 'Parks and Rec' off to greener pastures

    Cast of 'Parks and Rec' off to greener pastures
    Let us now praise "Parks and Recreation," which ends Tuesday night in an effervescence of heart and hope, proof positive that success and significance are not always measured in gold, statuary or otherwise. The show that gave us Leslie Knope (Amy...
  • McCain to protesters: 'Get out of here, you low-life scum'

    McCain to protesters: 'Get out of here, you low-life scum'
    Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain kicked protesters out of a committee hearing Thursday, calling them "low-life scum" as they hollered for the arrest of one of the witnesses, former secretary of state Henry Kissinger. Shortly after...