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).
Dr. Madeleine Albright | Sec'y. 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.
Albright served as the country's permanent representative to the United Nations for four years before being appointed by President Bill Clinton
the 64th U.S. Secretary of State in 1997, the first woman to serve that position. She was also a university professor and adviser on international affairs starting during the Jimmy Carter
Her brooches, suited for occasions she attends. For example, she wears an anchor brooch when attending Navy functions.