For the past few weeks, college graduates across the country have accepted their diplomas, bidding their academic years adieu as they embark into the world beyond. But not before listening to a classic commencement speech about the time behind them, and advice for the journey ahead.
Thousands of Czechs braved the freezing cold Monday in Prague to pay their respects to former President Vaclav Havel, who died Sunday at age 75. Judy Woodruff discusses the extraordinary life of the writer, dissident and president with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. Continue reading
Jim Lehrer discusses the impact of Osama bin Laden’s death on U.S. foreign policy and efforts to fight extremism with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former Senate Foreign Relations Committee member Chuck Hagel. Continue reading
For perspective on the president’s nuclear summit and the movement to cut weapons stockpiles around the world, Jim Lehrer speaks to summit organizers, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft. Continue reading
Former Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger and Madeleine Albright called for talks with Iraq’s neighbors and increased autonomy for clashing Iraqi groups, testifying before a Senate panel Wednesday. The NewsHour reports on the hearings. Continue reading
Secretary of State Madeleine Albright discusses her new book: “Mighty and the Almighty: Reflections on America, God, and World Affairs.” Continue reading
On Wednesday, Chinese President Jiang Zemin will arrive in Washington, D.C., for formal meetings with President Clinton. Jim Lehrer talks with Secretary of State Madeleine Albright about the issues surrounding this week’s summit with the People’s Republic of China. Continue reading
Madeleine Albright talks about the international war against drugs, the dangerous situation on the Korean Peninsula, the Middle East, riots in Albania, China’s connection to U.S. political campaigns and to Hong Kong, Russia’s disapproval of NATO expansion, and how she likes her new job thus far. Continue reading