Former U.S. Secretary of State
Madeleine Albright was the 64th Secretary of State of the United States, making her the first female to ever hold that position. From 1993 to 1997, Albright served as the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations and was a member of the President’s Cabinet. In 2012, she received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, from former president Barack Obama. Albright is the author of a new book, "Fascism: A Warning."