pbsthisdayinhistory:


Jan. 22, 1997: Madeleine Albright is Confirmed as the First Female Secretary of State On this day in 1997, Madeleine Albright was confirmed as Secretary of State by the US Senate. Albright was sworn in the following day. Serving under President Bill Clinton, she worked on issues revolving human rights, business, environmental standards, and focused on areas such as Kosovo, the Middle East and North Korea.   Read Frontline’s interview with Madeleine Albright to learn more about her time as Secretary of State.
Photo: Madeleine Korbel Albright - U.S. Secretary of State, January 23, 1997 – January 20, 2001 (U.S. Department of State)

pbsthisdayinhistory:

Jan. 22, 1997: Madeleine Albright is Confirmed as the First Female Secretary of State
 
On this day in 1997, Madeleine Albright was confirmed as Secretary of State by the US Senate. Albright was sworn in the following day.

Serving under President Bill Clinton, she worked on issues revolving human rights, business, environmental standards, and focused on areas such as Kosovo, the Middle East and North Korea. 
 
Read Frontline’s interview with Madeleine Albright to learn more about her time as Secretary of State.

Photo: Madeleine Korbel Albright - U.S. Secretary of State, January 23, 1997 – January 20, 2001 (U.S. Department of State)