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First Woman Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright

photo: Diana Walker - courtesy of Bellevue Arts Museum

April 1, 2015 - 2:50 pm

Madeleine Albright served as the first female Secretary of State from 1997 to 2001.   She attended the March opening of the Bellevue Arts Museum exhibit of her pins –  accessories she used to sometimes make a political point during her work in  global diplomacy.  She spoke to a forum of Bellevue area high school students at the museum.  The following is a series of segments from the event.

Episode 1 – Madeleine Albright shares how she became U.S. Secretary of State.

Episode 2 – Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright gives insight on what it was like to be a woman of her stature in global diplomacy.

Episode 3 – Albright talks about how her world view was influenced by her experiences.

Episode 4 – Albright speaks on how she used her pins during her service as Secretary of State.

Episode 5 – Madeleine Albright speaks to satire and its place in society.

music: Kevin MacLeod ‘VibeAce’

photo: Diana Walker – courtesy of Bellevue Arts Museum

produced by Ruth Bly and Yuko Kodama

 

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