Madeleine Albright To Speak At St. John's in Shrewsbury

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Former Secretary of State Madeline Albright will speak at St. John's High School in Shrewsbury in January. Photo Credit: Courtesy photo

SHREWSBURY, Mass. — Former U.S. Secretary of State and United Nations Ambassador Madeline Albright will speak at St. John's High School in Shrewsbury on Jan. 23, 2013.

Albright will visit St. John's as part of the Abdella Center for Ethics Lecture Series. The event is open to all, but pre-registration is required.

Albright was ambassador to the U.N. from 1991 until 1997, when she became secretary of state during the Clinton administration until 2001. She was the first woman to hold that office. Albright also served on the National Security Council. She is currently a professor of international relations at the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.

In May 2012, Albright received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Albright has published multiple books, which include "The Mighty and the Almighty: Reflections on America, God, and World Affairs," and "Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948."

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