First Female Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright, talks about the different obstacles she faced in politics due to the fact that she is a woman. She mentions her lack of self-confidence, she mentions being called names and she mentions that many believed that a woman should not be secretary of state. She believes that "Women can do everything, just not all at the same time"
Madeleine Albright. “I was taught to strive not because there were any guarantees of success but because the act of striving is in itself the only way to keep faith with life.” . . . (and my favorite quote) “There is a special place in hell for women who don't help other women."
MADELEINE ALBRIGHT, a Czech-born refugee, became the first woman ever to hold the post of United States secretary of state in 1997. She was granted political asylum in the U.S. in 1948 and became an American citizen in 1957.
Madeleine Albright 1997 Madeleine Albright is sworn in as U.S. secretary of state. She is the first woman in this position as well as the highest-ranking woman in the United States government. Read more: Famous Firsts by American Women, 1901–Present | Infoplease.com http://www.infoplease.com/spot/womensfirsts2.html#ixzz2XSPiGrof
UN ambassador : a behind-the-scenes look at Madeleine Albright's world by Robert Maass. A biography of the American ambassador to the United Nations, describing her childhood as a Czechoslovakian refugee during World War II and her responsibilities as an ambassador.
Prague Winter. This is Madeleine Albright's detailed telling of her early years (1937-1948) when her family was forced into exile by the Nazi invasion of her native Czechoslovakia, at which time she traveled to England. She brilliantly details, step by step, the Nazi take-over, and what happened to the peoples of her native country as they were carted off by their captors.
Madeleine Albright: b. 1937; Madeleine Albright was the first woman to become the United States Secretary of State. She was nominated by US President Bill Clinton, and was sworn in on January 23, 1997. Albright currently serves as a Professor of International Relations at Georgetown University's Walsh School of Foreign Service. In May 2012, she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama.
Albright, Madeleine "Read My Pins" Harper, 2009. Biography from US State Department http://secretary.state.gov/www/albright/albright.html, "Pin-up World", Chicago Time Out, 2009 http://timeoutchicago.com/arts-culture/books/69248/pin-up-world "Madeleine Albright - Read My Pins" Deleuse Jewelers, 2011 http://www.deleusejewelers.com/history/521/