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who was the first female secretary of state?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    Madeline Half-wit.. uh, Dim-bulb, uh, whatever.

    The one who danced with Kim Jong Il and gave him a nuclear plant and food and medicine for his people.

    The one who decided to bomb Serbian civilian targets for false reasons - the thousands upon thousands of Kosovar bodies in mass graves that were never found.

    The one who was confused for a char-woman.

    The one who chased after Arafat from one of the now-proven useless Pali-Israel negotiations.

  • 1 decade ago

    Madeleine Korbel Albright

    Secretary of State,

    Term of Appointment: 01/23/1997 to 01/19/2001

    Born in Prague, Czechoslovakia, on May 15, 1937;

    Emigrated to the United States in 1948; awarded a B.A. in Political Science from Wellesley College in 1959;

    Received a Master’s degree from Columbia University in 1968;

    Awarded a Ph.D. from Columbia University’s Department of Public Law and Government in 1976;

    Chief Legislative Assistant to Senator Edmund Muskie, 1976-1978;

    Staff member on National Security Council, 1978-1981;

    Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 1981-1982;

    Research professor of international affairs and director of Women in Foreign Service program at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, 1982-1993;

    President of Center for National Policy, a non-profit public policy organization based in Washington, DC, 1989-1992;

    United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations, 1993-1997;

    Sworn in as the 64th Secretary of State on January 23, 1997, becoming the first female to hold the position. Served until January 19, 2001

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Madeline Albright was the first secretary of state for the USA.

  • 1 decade ago

    Madeleine Albright

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