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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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  • Bob Dylan to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

     
    What does American musical icon Bob Dylan have in common with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and ex-astronaut John Glenn? All are on the list of 13 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. It's the nation's highest civilian honor,...
  • Wednesday's TV Talk Shows

     
    CBS This Morning Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright; Goldie Hawn. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Jason Segel; Rob Lowe. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America James Van Der Beek. (N) 7......
  • Tuesday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 22 - 28 in PDF format TV listings for the week of April 22 - 28 in PDF format are also available here This week's TV Movies CBS This......
  • On Sunday: John Irving, Elizabeth Gilbert's great-grandma in kitchen

     
    This Sunday's book coverage features John Irving's new novel "In One Person" and Elizabeth Gilbert's great-grandma in the kitchen....
  • Clinton supporter Madeleine Albright ducks Hillary 2016 question

     
    After years as a diplomat, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright knows how to duck a question. Which is what she did Friday in response to a question about whether current Secretary Hillary Clinton should run for president in 2016. Clinton said...
  • Berman enlists former diplomats to refute Sherman's criticism of trips

     
    Rep. Howard Berman announced backing from former secretaries of State George P. Shultz and Madeleine Albright. Berman's rival for a San Fernando Valley congressional district seat, fellow Democratic Rep. Brad Sherman, has been critical of Berman's...
  • John Boehner on ‘This Week’; Paul Ryan on ‘Face the Nation’

     
    House Speaker John Boehner speaks at a Thursday press briefing on Capitol Hill. Photo credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: The Sunday morning guest list: House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio,¬†talks to Martha Raddatz on ABC's “...
  • Chelsea Clinton marries Marc Mezvinsky in celeb-studded ceremony

    If a high-profile couple weds in a lavish private ceremony, but they don't want you to know a thing about it, are they still technically married? As a matter of fact, they are. Chelsea Clinton and longtime boyfriend Marc Mezvinsky managed to go through...
  • Book calendar

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY AWA Architecture Symposium: The Assn. for Women in Architecture will offer a series of presentations by architects, artists, thinkers and public officials. Participants include Barbara Bestor,...
  • Editor's choice: "Read My Pins" by Madeline Albright

    Editor's choice: "Read My Pins" by Madeline Albright
    "Read My Pins" By Madeline AlbrightHarper, 176 pages, $40 Jewelry isn’t ordinarily a tool of political persuasion, but in this beautiful book, Madeleine Albright, American ambassador to the United Nations and then the nation’s first female...
  • Chelsea Clinton's wedding: less expensive and fewer celebrities than expected

    Chelsea Clinton's wedding: less expensive and fewer celebrities than expected
    The dust has settled on the wedding of the year, and details are finally making their way to the public. But for all the talk of a celebrity-filled affair, it turns out the vast majority of the 450 guests at Chelsea Clinton's wedding were of the non-...