The first woman to become secretary of state. The daughter of a Czech diplomat, she was born in Czechoslovakia but fled to England with her family when the Nazis invaded in 1939. (Three of her grandparents, all Jews (see also Jews), died in Nazi concentration camps.) She returned to Czechoslovakia with her family after the war but fled again when the communists took power. Coming to America, she held various government posts and taught international relations before her appointment as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations in 1993. President Bill Clinton appointed her to head the State Department in 1997.
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Early in her career, she and designer Madeleine Vionnet sued a woman in Paris for copying some 20,000 sketches of their designs.
Normally I might look to Samantha Power or Madeleine Albright or Hillary Clinton for foreign policy wisdom.
Albright said that despite these restrictions, the Germans have been anxious to cooperate more with the CIA.One Big Reason The CIA Spied on Germany: Worries About Russian Moles in Berlin|Eli Lake|July 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Albright said in this particular case, an indigenous Saudi program is in the very early stages.
Albright, however, said he did not think Saudi Arabia would likely try to acquire a weapon from Pakistan.
I have looked in,” said Aristide, with his ingratiating smile, “to see whether you are ready to go to the Madeleine.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
In 1840 he did some work on an unfinished house in the suburbs of the Madeleine, purchased by the Thuilliers.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
Daphne was still erect, self-confident, militant; whereas Madeleine knew herself vanquished—vanquished both in body and soul.
Madeleine turned her face towards the gorge, her wasted hands clasped on her breast.
The flower markets which always made Paris so attractive have vanished, even the famous flower market in front of the Madeleine.Ways of War and Peace|Delia Austrian