Booktalk: In Memoriam—Madeleine Albright’s “Prague Winter. A Personal Story Of Remembrance And War, 1937-1948”

At age 84 Madeleine Albright passed away last year. She was the first female Secretary of State, US Ambassador to the United Nations, and author of numerous books including PRAGUE WINTER.
She came to the US with her family as a political refugee, a daughter of a diplomat, and spent her teen years in Colorado. She spoke of the indispensable role of international diplomacy as the world often faces multiple crises. Like now.

In our last conversation in 2012 about her book, “Prague Winter,” she reminisces about her early days in Czechoslovakia. She goes on to describe a family secret that she didn’t discover until she was age 59 and with characteristic candor, details some of the political predicaments that were occurring a decade ago and somehow seem familiar today.

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Top authors are interviewed on this program that captures their words about their books and ideas and often the story behind the story. Hosted by Diana Korte and engineered by Gene Korte, Booktalk has been in production for over 20 years.

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