Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright Shares Her Views on the World's Problems

April 9, 2014, Dartmouth Now

View Secretary Albright's talk on YouTube.

Telling tales from her diplomatic career, former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright yesterday enthralled and entertained Dartmouth students and later a capacity crowd of 900 in Spaulding Auditorium. The first female Secretary of State, Albright served in President Bill Clinton’s administration from 1997 to 2001. She shared her thoughts on crises ranging from the Ukraine to Syria, and gave insights into her personal diplomatic tactics, which included sending signals to foreign leaders with her jewelry.

Albright was interviewed by Dickey Center Director Daniel Benjamin. The Dickey Center sponsored Albright's visit, during which she also spoke with with international studies minors, and with Dickey Center War and Peace Fellows and Great Issues Scholars. She also met with the Dickey Center’s International Security and U.S. Foreign Policy Fellows.

Read the complete story by Bonnie Barber in Dartmouth Now. Michael Qian also wrote for The Dartmouth.