Securing Tomorrow with Madeleine Albright
On Thursday, May 31, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright will sit down for a conversation with The Washington Post's columnist and associate editor David Ignatius.
Albright will discuss her views of the world, her assessment of the Trump administration's foreign policy approach and the biggest international challenges facing America today. She will also talk about her new book, “Fascism: A Warning,” which examines the history of fascism and what she sees as its resurgence today. Albright will describe some encounters mentioned in the book, including meetings with Hugo Chavez, Slobodan Milosevic, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russia’s Vladimir Putin.
Program: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Speakers
Madeleine Albright
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."
Moderated by David Ignatius
David Ignatius is a Columnist for The Washington Post. He writes a twice-a-week foreign affairs column and contributes to the PostPartisan blog.
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