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Secretary of State Albright to Speak at JHU SAIS

U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright will give the annual Rostov Lecture on International Affairs at the Johns Hopkins Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) on Tuesday, 01/18 at 10 a.m.

Admittance to the lecture is by invitation only. The event will be held in Kenney Auditorium located on the first floor of the school's Nitze Building, 1740 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C.

Prior to becoming Secretary of State in 01/1997, she served as the United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations and as a member of President Clinton's Cabinet and National Security Council. Throughout her distinguished career, Secretary Albright has held numerous international affairs positions in government and academia.

Awarded her bachelor's degree in political science from Wellesley College, Secretary Albright studied at SAIS, received a certificate from the Russian Institute at Columbia University, and her master's and doctorate degrees from Columbia University's Department of Public Law and Government.

Established in 1990, the Rostov Lecture on International Affairs honors the memory of Johns Hopkins alumnus and businessman Charles Rostov.

Following her lecture, Secretary Albright will respond to questions from the SAIS community. This is event is open to press coverage. Details about arrival times for media will be announced in a subsequent advisory.

Members of the media who plan to cover the event must respond to Felisa Neuringer Klubes at the SAIS Public Affairs Office at 202.663.5626 or [email protected].

Saturday, January 15, 2000
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Contact Person: 
Felisa Neuringer Klubes
Zip Code: 
(202) 663.5626