Eagle brooch from Madeline Albright's book, "Read My Pins".
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright’s “Katrina” pin recalls the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. Credit: John Bigelow Taylor/”Katrina,” Designer Unknown (U.S.), 1994
Bo Burnham, Amy Schumer, Chelsea Peretti, Reggie Watts, Hannibal Buress, and John Mulaney for Vanity Fair (x)
As a collector of Americana pins, Madeleine says that she has enough eagles to comprise a flock! On the day of the announcement by President Clinton nominating her as sixty-fourth Secretary of State in 1996 Madeleine wore a large Eagle pin clipped in the center of her pearl strand, the eagle held a pearl in its claws. January 20, 2001 was the last day that Madeleine Albright was Secretary of the State and on her final day she chose to wear the Trailing Eagle pin for the official cabinet…