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Madeleine Albright

Biography

Madeleine Albright

Madeleine Albright served as America’s 64th secretary of state from 1997 to 2001. Her distinguished career also includes positions at the White House, on Capitol Hill and as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. She is a resident of Washington, D.C. and Virginia.

Madeleine Albright

Books by Madeleine Albright

by Madeleine Albright - Memoir, Nonfiction

In 2001, when Madeleine Albright was leaving office as America’s first female Secretary of State, interviewers asked her how she wished to be remembered. “I don’t want to be remembered,” she answered. “I am still here and have much more I intend to do. As difficult as it might seem, I want every stage of my life to be more exciting than the last.” In that time of transition, the former Secretary considered the possibilities: she could write, teach, travel, give speeches, start a business, fight for democracy, help to empower women, campaign for favored political candidates, spend more time with her grandchildren. Instead of choosing one or two, she decided to do it all.