Madam Secretary: A Memoir

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Miamax, Apr 6, 2005 - Biography & Autobiography - 736 pages
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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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Well written insight into the challenges she overcame. - Goodreads
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The complexity of four years as Secretary of State is told with with consistent humility. Albright takes ownership of mistakes and shortcomings as well as pride in her accomplishments. I wish there ... Read full review

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User Review  - Miriam Engel - Goodreads

I loved the first part of the book -- the pre-UN ambassador part -- where we learn how she propelled herself to that office. After that, the book transitioned into more of a chronology of American ... Read full review

Contents

Heroes and Villains
3
Becoming an American
22
B est 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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