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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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  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • Pledging allegiance to a new flag in 'Citizen U.S.A.'

    When immigrants say, "I love America" and "God bless America" in accents from other countries, those words take on the ring of poetry. To watch people who desperately want to become Americans is to be reminded of some of the country's basic ideals. If...
  • Del Toro y la pequeña actriz de gran estatura

    Después de labrarse un buen nombre como director, Guillermo del Toro parece más interesado en producir y promover nuevos talentos. Su más reciente descubrimiento se llama Bailee Madison, la artista de 11 años que protagoniza Don't Be Afraid of the Dark....
  • Polasek legacy: Sculptor's democracy statue returns to Prague

    Polasek legacy: Sculptor's democracy statue returns to Prague
    When about a dozen Central Floridians attend a Czech national celebration Wednesday in Prague, they will be watching a piece of history set right — and the conclusion of a saga that encompasses two world wars, communist occupation, defiant...
  • Pomp and ceremony as Polasek statue unveiled in Prague

     Pomp and ceremony as Polasek statue unveiled in Prague
    In an email, Debbie Komanski, executive director of Winter Park's Albin Polasek Museum, checked in from the festivities in Prague, Czech Republic. Komanski and other officials of the Polasek Foundation, which oversees the museum, flew to Prague to attend...
  • Kim Jong Il dies at 69; North Korean leader

    Kim Jong Il dies at 69; North Korean leader
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, the mercurial strongman who styled himself as a "Dear Leader" while ruling over an impoverished police state, died at 69, according to North Korean state media. Kim was believed to have suffered from multiple chronic...
  • Great Beginnings

    Great Beginnings
    Our book club is made up of 12 women who live in the same neighborhood in Homewood. Since 1996, our members have rotated hosting the monthly meetings and leading the discussions. Nonfiction books such as "Madam Secretary" by Madeleine Albright, "Galileo'...
  • Madeleine Albright and Colin Powell to Address GR Econ Club June 13

    Madeleine Albright and Colin Powell to Address GR Econ Club June 13
    The Economic Club of Grand Rapids is announcing that former Secretaries of State Madeleine Albright and Colin Powell will speak at the group's 24th annual dinner June 13. A press release issued Wednesday says that the two will deliver opening remarks...
  • Two Former Secretaries of State To Discuss Global Affairs At Grand Rapids Dinner

    Two Former Secretaries of State To Discuss Global Affairs At Grand Rapids Dinner
    Retired U.S. Army General Colin Powell and Madeleine Albright will be in Grand Rapids Monday night for the annual dinner meeting of the Economics Club of Grand Rapids. Both are making their second appearance at the club's dinner but are appearing...
  • City sees bright side of summits

    City sees bright side of summits
    The May summits of world leaders in Chicago are an unmatched opportunity to build the city's global image and to attract more foreign visitors, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his supporters said Wednesday in a pitch for cooperation that stayed away from potential...