Madam Secretary: A Memoir

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In this outspoken and much-praised memoir, the highest-ranking woman in American history shares her remarkable story and provides an insider's view of world affairs during a period of unprecedented turbulence. A national bestseller on its first publication in 2003, Madam Secretary combines warm humor with profound insights and personal testament with fascinating additions to the historical record.

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User Review  - KarenOdden - LibraryThing

An astonishing, engaging story, told in first person from her birth in Czechoslovakia through resignation of her post as Secretary of State under Clinton. I was lucky enough to see Albright when she ... Read full review

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User Review  - BefuddledPanda - LibraryThing

4.5 stars. This was a long read but it was enjoyable. Albright's humor and writing made the content readable. It was a good balance of history, personal commentary, and reflection. Albright is truly ... Read full review

Contents

Heroes and Villains
3
Becoming an American
22
Best of All Possible Worlds
39
Copyright

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Madeleine Albright, born in Prague, was confirmed as the 64th secretary of state in 1997. Her distinguished career in government includes positions in the National Security Council, as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, and on Capitol Hill. She lives in Washington, D.C., and Virginia. Bill Woodward is a foreign policy specialist who has written for John Kerry and Michael Dukakis. He lives on Capitol Hill.

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