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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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  • Sister: Journalists Briefly Crossed into North Korea

    Sister: Journalists Briefly Crossed into North Korea
    LOS ANGELES -- Two American journalists briefly touched North Korean soil before they were imprisoned for four months in the communist country, according to one of the reporter's sister. Lisa Ling says her sister Laura Ling and fellow journalist Euna Lee...
  • Book Calendar

    Words & Ideas TODAY Michael Connelly The author will read and sign his latest book, "The Brass Verdict." Mysteries to Die For, 2940 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. 1 p.m. Free. (805) 374-0084. Omarosa The reality television personality will...
  • Bill Clinton In N.Korea To Negotiate Release Of Journalists

    Bill Clinton In N.Korea To Negotiate Release Of Journalists
    Former President Clinton is likely to win the release of two imprisoned American TV journalists as early as Wednesday and has already begun negotiations with North Korean officials in Pyongyang, a news service in Seoul reported today. Citing unidentified...
  • Albright proposes new foreign policy

    In her new book, "Memo to the President Elect" (HarperCollins, 328 pages, $26.95), former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright makes no secret of her belief that President Bush has eroded America's reputation among even its closest allies. What...
  • 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...
  • 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......