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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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  • An exit interview with Rep. David Dreier

    David Dreier was 26, still living in a dorm at Claremont McKenna College and working as a college administrator, when he ran for Congress the first time, in 1978. He lost then but never thereafter. Sixteen times, Dreier was elected to the House of...
  • Madeleine Albright's brooches tell a story at Bowers Museum

     Madeleine Albright's brooches tell a story at Bowers Museum
    It's hard to fathom that Saddam Hussein inspired a fashion trend. But he did for Madeleine Albright, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and secretary of State under President Clinton. It was after the first Gulf War, after she criticized Hussein...
  • Review: Laurent Binet deftly juggles Nazis and war heroes in 'HHhH'

     Review: Laurent Binet deftly juggles Nazis and war heroes in 'HHhH'
    -------------------- HHhH A Novel Laurent Binet, translated from the French by Sam Taylor Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 336 pp., $26 -------------------- Laurent Binet tackles the story of a Nazi and the two Czechoslovakian war heroes who set out to...
  • Nothing 'Missing' in Ashley Judd's return to series work

    Suggest to Ashley Judd that her latest character is right in her wheelhouse, and she won't disagree. After playing heroines-against-all-odds in such movies as "Kiss the Girls," "Double Jeopardy" and "High Crimes," the former "Sisters" regular is proud to...
  • 'Gossip Girl' recap: The beautiful and bland

     
    Around this time of year, most shows are busy celebrating Halloween. But in the "Gossip Girl" universe, Blair's birthday -- traditionally observed with champagne, fussy hors d'oeuvres, a handful of cameos by minor celebrities and a climactic showdown --...
  • Weekend Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 14 - 20 in PDF format Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here This week's TV Movies SATURDAY Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC McLaughlin Group 6:30......
  • Sunday shows: Bush, Greenspan, Warner, Rand Paul

     
    Also, Jeb Bush, John McCain, Kent Conrad, Dave Camp, Chuck Schumer, Lindsey Graham, John Cornyn, Newt Gingrich, David Axelrod, Jim DeMint, Heath Shuler, James Clyburn and Madeline Albright....
  • Jeb Bush joins George W. Bush on special ‘State of the Union’

     
    George W. Bush has been making the talk-show rounds to promote his book "Decision Points," but CNN will do something different when it talks to him. Brother Jeb Bush, the former Florida governor, will join the former president to discuss politics, their...
  • The Obama-Hu state dinner: Who made the guest list cut? No Salahis but a few Republicans sneaked in

     
    Famous names, many of them Asian, show up for the third state dinner hosted at the White House by the Obamas....
  • Terry Bradshaw, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on ‘Fox News Sunday’; Katie Couric, Sam Donaldson on ‘Reliable Sources’

     
    Fox Broadcasting will follow the ritual of having its Sunday morning news program, "Fox News Sunday," focus on the Super Bowl on Super Bowl Sunday....
  • Weekend TV Talk Shows for Feb. 5th – 6th

     
    SATURDAY The Early Show (N) 5 a.m. KCBS Today (N) 5 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer 3 p.m. CNN The Chris Matthews Show Crisis in Egypt. (N) 5 p.m. KNBC......