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Madeleine Albright, the first woman to serve as U.S. secretary of state, dies at 84 by Sophie Reardon and Caroline Linton

Madeleine Albright, the first woman to serve as U.S. secretary of state, died of cancer at the age of 84. Tributes are pouring in. Major Garrett shares more.

Madeleine Albright, the 64th U.S. secretary of state and the first woman to ever serve in the role, has died of cancer, her family said. She was 84.

In a statement posted to her Twitter page, Albright’s family wrote that she died Wednesday “surrounded by family and friends.”

News of her death broke while Ned Price, the State Department’s spokesman, was holding a daily briefing for reporters. “The impact that she has had on this building is felt every single day in just about every single corner,” he told reporters, adding, “she was a trailblazer.” To read more go to the link below:

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/madeleine-albright-died-secretary-of-state-dead-age-84-cause-of-death-cancer-2022-03-23/

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