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Madeleine Albright’s jewelry comes to her alma mater

Madeleine Albright had been ambassador to the United Nations for several years when relations with the Iraqi government soured. In response to her criticism of Saddam Hussein’s refusal to comply with UN sanctions, Hussein published a poem calling her an “unparalleled serpent.”

So Albright decided to make a point. At her next meeting with Iraqi officials, Albright wore a pin of a snake wrapped around a branch.

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