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Madam Secretary

Author: Madeleine Korbel Albright; William Woodward
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Miramax Books, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The highest-ranking woman in the history of U.S. government chronicles the story of her life, from her childhood as a Czechoslovakian refugee through her rise to power in the world of international diplomacy and policy-making, detailing her two terms as Secretary of State, her personal life, and the colorful personalities she met along the way.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Madeleine Korbel Albright; Madeleine Korbel Albright
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Madeleine Korbel Albright; William Woodward
ISBN: 0786868430 9780786868438
OCLC Number: 52824764
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiv, 562 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. From Madlenka to Madeleine Albright. Heroes and villains --
Becoming an American --
Best of all possible worlds --
Family values --
Mrs. Albright goes to Washington --
From pole to pole --
'Til death do us part --
The velvet revolution --
pt. 2. Fourteen suits and a skirt. A sign saying simply "United States" --
New world (dis)order --
Frequent flyer --
Horror in the Balkans --
The strength of my own voice --
pt. 3. Madam Secretary. "I want you to be my secretary of state" --
Names on the synagogue wall --
Building a europe whole and free --
Migraine Hussein --
Welcome to the middle east --
"Palestinians and Israelis coming together" --
Dueling with dictators --
As the world turns --
pt. 4. Waging war, pursuing peace. A special kind of evil --
"Milosevic is the problem" --
Kosovo: diplomacy and the threat of force --
The alliance prevails --
Freedom and order in the global era --
Inside the hermit kingdom --
The fruitless quest --
Had we but world enough, and time --
Selected chronology --
Official international travel, 1993-2001.
Responsibility: Madeleine Albright, with Bill Woodward.
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The highest-ranking woman in the history of U.S. government chronicles the story of her life, from her childhood as a Czechoslovakian refugee through her rise to power in the world of international diplomacy and policy-making, detailing her two terms as Secretary of State, her personal life, and the colorful personalities she met along the way.

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