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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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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • October 5 - 9

    Chicago Bulls Matadors - Rick Nielsen - Madeleine Albright - Emilie Autumn - Tia Carrere - Clinton Kelly Tuesday, October 6 Chicago Bulls Matadors To become a member of the elite, the proud, the now famous Matadors, applicants are required to submit a...
  • 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-...
  • Obama meetings focus on foreign policy

     
    by Christi Parsons Barack Obama is in DC today, planning a series of meetings focused mostly on national security. His senior working group on national security is set to discuss the post-Bush challenges in foreign policy and, later, the Democratic......
  • Torture ban sought by former officials

     
    by Katie Fretland A bipartisan coalition of former national security officials, military leaders and religious figures today called for President Bush to issue an executive order banning torture. The group includes members of eight presidential...