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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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  • Jesse Helms, 1921-2008

     
    Sen. Jesse Helms high-fives Johnathan Prevette, 6, of Lexington, N.C., during pre-race activities at Charlotte Motor Speedway near Concord, N.C., October 1996. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond, file) by Frank James Jesse Helms, a conservative stalwart who for...
  • Dems convene, night 1 live-blog

     
    by Frank James 11:20 PM -- It's difficult to tell how Michelle Obama's speech played out in flyover country. She obviously has a great personal story, this South Side Chicago girl. But is it enough to overcome her earlier controversial......
  • Dems convene, night 3 live-blog

     
    by Frank James 11:19 PM -- The Biden clan lasted on the stage longer than Obama did. He left the stage to let the Bidens have their moment. If the night was about getting some momentum going into the last......
  • Rahm Emanuel: Nancy Pelosi's 'valet'

     
    by Mark Silva The meaning of Rahm Emanuel's first name, as he explained to a white-tie crowd of Washingtonians with tongue planted firmly in cheek not long ago: "Go Screw Yourself.'' This, of course, was Emanuel's way of acknowledging in......
  • Cameos!

     
    Yes, they are everywhere this time of year, and honestly, I have no idea why. But turn on a show, any show, and something unusual, someone unusual, will pop up. Of course it's sweeps, and of course networks have......
  • Bush: Obama's 'sherpa' with Europe

     
    by Mark Silva What an international dance is taking place today: Around the perimeters of a global Summit on Financial Markets and the World Economy which President Bush has convened on a rainy day in the nation's capital, the leaders......
  • Hillary Clinton as Obama's right hand?

     
    by Frank James New York Times columnist Tom Friedman, raises an important question about the possibility that President-elect Barack Obama could name Sen. Hillary Clinton as his secretary of state. Friedman questions whether the relationship between Obama...
  • Obama creates women and girls council

     
    by Frank James President Barack Obama on Wednesday signed an executive order creating a White House Council for Women and Girls to focus the federal government's efforts on advancing the interests of a group that has long done less well......
  • North Korea frees U.S. pair: 'Peace-loving'

     
    by Mark Silva Bill Clinton didn't go to Pyongyang for nothing. For all the appearances of high-level negotiations over two jailed American journalists created by the surprise visit of the former president to North Korea and Clinton's meeting with leader.....
  • Bill Clinton, North Korea: Engaging

     
    by John M. Glionna and Paul Richter and updated from Washington SEOUL -- Former President Bill Clinton arrived in North Korea today in a dramatic bid to negotiate the release of two American TV journalists sentenced to 12 years in......
  • Weekend TV Talk Shows: ABC's 'This Week' has former Fed chair Alan Greenspan

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 4 - 10 in PDF format This week's TV Movies SATURDAY The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer Roman Polanski controversy, healthcare, California politics: Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger; Polanski controversy:...