CNN World Report
Herselft - Interviewee
/ U.S. Secretary of State
Wrote the tribute for Vladimir Putin
's inclusion in Time magazine's "100 Most Influential People in the World" (Leaders & Revolutionaries section / May 12, 2008).
4 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
2 Articles |
Dr. Madeleine Albright | Sec'y. Madeleine Albright | Sec. Madeleine Albright | Secretary Madeleine Albright
4' 10" (1.47 m)
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[on the legacy of US President George W. Bush
] I wrote my book "Memo to the President-Elect" for the next President because [he or she] is going to have a very hard job to do. Our reputation is the lowest that it has ever been. This presidency has done a great deal of damage, and I'm very glad that it will end.
Her parents, Josef Korbel, a Czechoslovakian diplomat, and Anna Spiegelova, named her Marie Jana; the name "Madeleine" came from "Madlenka," a childhood nickname.
Her brooches, suited for occasions she attends. For example, she wears an anchor brooch when attending Navy functions.