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Read my pins : stories from a diplomat's jewel box

Author: Madeleine Korbel Albright; Elaine Shocas; Vivienne Becker; William Woodward; John Bigelow Taylor
Publisher: New York : Harper : Melcher Media, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Albright served as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations from 1993 to 1997, then became the first woman ever to hold the position of U.S. Secretary of State (1997-2001). In this beautifuly illustrated volume, she tells the story of her career and how her collection of pins and brooches became a trademark part of her personal diplomatic style.
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Genre/Form: Autobiography
Exhibition catalogs
Biography
Catalogs
Pictorial works
Named Person: Madeleine Korbel Albright; Madeleine Korbel Albright
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Madeleine Korbel Albright; Elaine Shocas; Vivienne Becker; William Woodward; John Bigelow Taylor
ISBN: 9780060899189 0060899182
OCLC Number: 310399190
Notes: "This book is published in conjunction with the exhibition 'Read My Pins: The Madeleine Albright Collection' organized by the Museum of Arts and Design, New York. After being shown at the Museum, the exhibition will tour to selected venues in the United States and around the world."--Page [6].
Description: 176 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction / David Revere McFadden --
The serpent's tale --
Wings --
Body language --
"It would be an honor" --
Pindex.
Responsibility: Madeleine Albright ; with Elaine Shocas, Vivienne Becker, and Bill Woodward ; photography by John Bigelow Taylor ; photography composition by Dianne Dubler.

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Albright served as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations from 1993 to 1997, then became the first woman ever to hold the position of U.S. Secretary of State (1997-2001). In this beautifuly illustrated volume, she tells the story of her career and how her collection of pins and brooches became a trademark part of her personal diplomatic style.
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