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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

Top Madeleine Albright Articles

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  • Obama's Syria meanderings border on incompetence

    Obama's Syria meanderings border on incompetence
    President Barack Obama risks getting stuck with a rap as toxic as an unpopular war or a troubled economy: incompetence. The president may escape collateral damage if the ambitious deal reached Sept. 14 between the United States and Russia holds and...
  • 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 “...
  • 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...
  • Chan Lowe: Marco Rubio, backup man

    Chan Lowe: Marco Rubio, backup man
    It’s no particular feat of political clairvoyance to divine that Marco Rubio is really running for Vice President in 2016. The Very Junior Senator from Florida is too young, too inexperienced and too maladroit to be taken seriously as a ticket-...
  • An exit interview with Rep. David Dreier

    David Dreier was 26, still living in a dorm at Claremont McKenna College and working as a college administrator, when he ran for Congress the first time, in 1978. He lost then but never thereafter. Sixteen times, Dreier was elected to the House of...
  • Robert E. Gray dies at 86; co-founder of women's clothier St. John Knits

    Robert E. Gray dies at 86; co-founder of women's clothier St. John Knits
    Robert E. Gray, co-founder and longtime chief executive of women's clothier St. John Knits, died Tuesday at his Orange County home after a long illness. He was 86. Gray and his wife, Marie, started the company in a San Fernando Valley garage in 1962 on a...
  • 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'...
  • 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...
  • Review: Laurent Binet deftly juggles Nazis and war heroes in 'HHhH'

     Review: Laurent Binet deftly juggles Nazis and war heroes in 'HHhH'
    -------------------- HHhH A Novel Laurent Binet, translated from the French by Sam Taylor Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 336 pp., $26 -------------------- Laurent Binet tackles the story of a Nazi and the two Czechoslovakian war heroes who set out to...
  • Weekend Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 14 - 20 in PDF format Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here This week's TV Movies SATURDAY Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC McLaughlin Group 6:30......
  • Sunday shows: Bush, Greenspan, Warner, Rand Paul

     
    Also, Jeb Bush, John McCain, Kent Conrad, Dave Camp, Chuck Schumer, Lindsey Graham, John Cornyn, Newt Gingrich, David Axelrod, Jim DeMint, Heath Shuler, James Clyburn and Madeline Albright....