101 Facts About Condoleezza Rice

1. Condoleezza Rice told Ebony magazine it was a "truly amazing time to be working in the White House", because so much was changing in the Eastern-bloc countries.

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2. From 2003 to 2017, Condoleezza Rice co-owned a home in Palo Alto, California, with Randy Bean.

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3. Condoleezza Rice's described affirmative action as being "still needed", but she does not support quotas.

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4. In October 2013, Condoleezza Rice was selected to be one of the thirteen inaugural members of the College Football Playoff selection committee.

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5. Condoleezza Rice told Ebony magazine it was a "truly amazing time to be working in the White House", because so much was changing in the Eastern-bloc countries.

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6. Condoleezza Rice's described affirmative action as being "still needed", but she does not support quotas.

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7. Condoleezza Rice told Ebony magazine it was a "truly amazing time to be working in the White House", because so much was changing in the Eastern-bloc countries.

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8. Condoleezza Rice's left him because, according to her biographer Marcus Mabry, "Condoleezza Rice's knew the relationship wasn't going to work.

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9. Condoleezza Rice's argued, "If you forget your history, you're likely to repeat it.

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10. In May 2017, Condoleezza Rice said she opposes the removal of Confederate monuments and memorials or the renaming of buildings named after Confederate generals.

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11. Condoleezza Rice's described affirmative action as being "still needed", but she does not support quotas.

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12. Condoleezza Rice's takes both liberal and conservative positions; she is pro-choice on abortion, supports gun rights, opposes same-sex marriage but supports civil unions, and supports building oil pipelines such as the Keystone XL pipeline.

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13. Condoleezza Rice based this assessment on her attendance of Grover Norquist's Americans for Tax Reform conservative leader's meeting on March 26, 2008.

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14. Condoleezza Rice's appeared as herself in 2011 on the NBC sitcom 30 Rock in the fifth-season episode "Everything Sunny All the Time Always", in which she engages in a classical-music duel with Jack Donaghy.

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15. On July 10, 2001, Condoleezza Rice met with Tenet in what he referred to as an "emergency meeting" held at the White House at Tenet's request to brief Rice and the NSC staff about the potential threat of an impending al Qaeda attack.

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16. Condoleezza Rice's was the first woman to occupy the post.

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17. Condoleezza Rice's helped develop Bush's and Secretary of State James Baker's policies in favor of German reunification.

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18. Condoleezza Rice's served on the board of directors for the Carnegie Corporation, the Charles Schwab Corporation, the Chevron Corporation, Hewlett Packard, the Rand Corporation, the Transamerica Corporation, and other organizations.

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19. Condoleezza Rice's performed briefly during her cameo appearance in the "Everything Sunny All the Time Always" episode of 30 Rock.

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20. Condoleezza Rice's does not play professionally, but has performed at diplomatic events at embassies, including a performance for Queen Elizabeth II, and she has performed in public with cellist Yo-Yo Ma and singer Aretha Franklin.

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21. Condoleezza Rice's traveled to Kazakhstan on Chevron's behalf and, in honor of her work, in 1993, Chevron named a 129,000-ton supertanker SS Condoleezza Rice.

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22. Condoleezza Rice's was taken under the wing of George P Shultz, who was a fellow at the Hoover Institution.

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23. Condoleezza Rice's was a specialist on the Soviet Union and gave lectures on the subject for the Berkeley-Stanford joint program led by UC Berkeley Professor George W Breslauer in the mid-1980s.

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24. Condoleezza Rice's was promoted to associate professor in 1987, a post she held until 1993.

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25. Condoleezza Rice was a Democrat until 1982, when she changed her political affiliation to Republican, in part because she disagreed with the foreign policy of Democratic President Jimmy Carter, and because of the influence of her father, who was Republican.

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26. Condoleezza Rice's obtained a master's degree in political science from the University of Notre Dame in 1975.

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27. Condoleezza Rice's attended St Mary's Academy, an all-girls Catholic high school in Cherry Hills Village, Colorado, and graduated at age 16 in 1971.

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28. Condoleezza Rice's has logged more miles traveling than any other Secretary of State.

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29. Condoleezza Rice's obtained her bachelor's degree from the University of Denver and her master's degree in political science from the University of Notre Dame.

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30. Condoleezza Rice's served as the 66th United States Secretary of State, the second person to hold that office in the administration of President George W Bush.

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31. Condoleezza Rice has more than 10 honorary degrees from various universities across the United States.

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32. Condoleezza Rice was a member of the Federal Advisory Committee of 1997 on Gender Integrated Training in the US military.

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33. Condoleezza Rice was a professor of political science at Stanford University.

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34. Condoleezza Rice has a degree in Political Science from the University Of Denver.

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35. Condoleezza Rice spent her childhood in the Titusville, neighborhood of Birmingham.

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36. Condoleezza Rice was born on November 14 1954 in Birmingham, Alabama.

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37. Condoleezza Rice is the first female African-American Secretary of State and the second female Secretary of State.

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38. Condoleezza Rice is a political scientist and a diplomat of American origin.

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39. Condoleezza Rice served with Kavanaugh inside the Bush administration and has known him for 17 years.

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40. Condoleezza Rice has been found in mediaeval Chinese walls where they were added for strength and stability.

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41. Condoleezza Rice confirmed the shoe-shopping tale in her 2011 autobiography No Higher Honor: A Memoir of My Years in Washington.

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42. Condoleezza Rice remains a talented musician; in 2002 she performed a concert in Washington, DC with cellist Yo Yo Ma… Condoleezza Rice had an oil tanker named for her while she was a member of the Chevron Corporation board of directors during the 1990s.

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43. Condoleezza Rice changed her plans and studied international politics, and by the early 1980s she was teaching at Stanford University and becoming a prominent public voice on international affairs.

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44. Condoleezza Rice was US Secretary of State from 2005 until 2009 under President George W Bush, after serving four years as National Security Advisor.

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45. Condoleezza Rice has been the head of the State Department that has traveled the most kilometers during her tenure.

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46. Condoleezza Rice served as National Security Adviser to President Bush during her first term, becoming the first woman to hold that position.

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47. Condoleezza Rice was the first African-American woman to serve as secretary of state, as well as the second African-American secretary of state and the second woman in this position (after Madeleine Albright).

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48. Condoleezza Rice is a US political scientist and diplomat.

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49. Condoleezza Rice was appointed a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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50. As an author Condoleezza Rice has published some books including an account of her time in Washington, No Higher Honor: A Memoir of My Years in Washington and a biography of her family: Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of Family.

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51. Condoleezza Rice serves on various boards including Dropbox, C3 and Makena Capital.

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52. Condoleezza Rice was appointed a political science professor at Stanford University in 1981.

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53. Condoleezza Rice told Fox News Sunday host, Chris Wallace: "I'm quite certain that there are going to be really fine candidates for president from our party, and I'm looking forward to seeing them and perhaps supporting them.

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54. Condoleezza Rice has repeatedly said she has no desire or interest in becoming President.

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55. Condoleezza Rice has risen to become one of the most powerful female and African American political figures in US history.

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56. Condoleezza Rice travelled more miles in her first year as Secretary than her predecessor, Colin Powell, did in his five-year career.

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57. Condoleezza Rice has been pushing instead for Guatemala to get the seat on the Security Council.

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58. On October 14, 2006, Secretary Condoleezza Rice worked with allies to pass a UN Security Council resolution against North Korea that demanded North Korea destroy all of its nuclear weapons, imposed a ban on tanks, warships, combat aircraft and missiles in the country, imposed an embargo on some luxury items that government officials enjoy while the general populace starves, froze some of the country's weapons-related financial assets, and allows for inspections of North Korean cargo.

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59. On May 1, 2006, Condoleezza Rice stated that North Korea needs "to return expeditiously to the talks without preconditions, to dismantle its nuclear programs in a complete, verifiable and irreversible manner, and to cease all illicit and proliferation activities.

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60. Condoleezza Rice hailed the successful withdrawal as a victory for both Israel and Palestine, saying, "This is an historic moment for both sides, and the commitment of both sides to a successful disengagement process has been impressive.

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61. Condoleezza Rice has consistently been a supporter of Israel, and has defended Israel's right to protect itself in the ongoing Israel-Palestine conflict and in the 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict.

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62. Condoleezza Rice said her "thoughts and prayers" were with the victims.

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63. Condoleezza Rice offered humanitarian aid to the country during a visit to England.

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64. Condoleezza Rice responded by asserting that "[t]here is simply no peaceful rationale for the Iranian regime to resume uranium enrichment.

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65. Condoleezza Rice represented the United States in the negotiation of the diplomatic initiative.

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66. On February 3, 2005, Condoleezza Rice said the Iranian regime's treatment of its people is "something to be loathed".

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67. Condoleezza Rice has been a vocal critic of Iran's human rights record.

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68. Condoleezza Rice has stated: "Today, when democratic members of the OAS meet, there is only one open seat at the table, and that seat will someday belong to a free and democratic Cuba.

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69. Condoleezza Rice has been a vocal supporter of political change in Cuba.

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70. Condoleezza Rice says these initiatives are necessary because of the highly "extraordinary time" in which Americans live.

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71. Condoleezza Rice explained that this means moving diplomats out of the "back rooms of foreign ministries" and putting more effort into "localizing" the State Department's diplomatic posture in foreign nations.

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72. Condoleezza Rice discussed her experiences growing up as a child in Birmingham and her work as National Security Advisor and Secretary of State for the Bush administration.

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73. On September 24, 2006, Condoleezza Rice was interviewed on the 60 Minutes season premiere by Katie Couric.

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74. In 2003, Condoleezza Rice was drawn into the debate over the affirmative action admissions policy at the University of Michigan.

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75. Condoleezza Rice became one of the most outspoken supporters of the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

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76. Condoleezza Rice responded by asking Tenet to give a presentation on the matter to Secretary Rumsfeld and Attorney General John Ashcroft.

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77. In 2001, Condoleezza Rice was staff or board member of The Scowcroft Group according to a report entitled The 2001 Morse Target: Washington's Movers and Shakers on Japan.

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78. On December 17, 2000, Condoleezza Rice was picked to serve as National Security Advisor and stepped down from her position at Stanford.

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79. In this position, Condoleezza Rice helped develop Bush's and Secretary of State James Baker's policies in favor of German reunification.

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80. Condoleezza Rice was hired for her first academic position by Stanford University as an Assistant Professor in Political Science.

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81. Condoleezza Rice is unmarried, but dated professional football player Rick Upchurch while attending the University of Denver.

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82. Condoleezza Rice was a Democrat until 1982 when she changed her political affiliation to Republican after growing averse to former President Carter's foreign policy.

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83. Condoleezza Rice made use of her pianist training to accompany cellist Yo-Yo Ma for Brahms's Violin Sonata in D Minor at Constitution Hall in April 2002 for the National Medal of Arts Awards.

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84. Condoleezza Rice started learning French, music, figure skating and ballet at age three.

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85. Condoleezza Rice was eight when her schoolmate Denise McNair was killed in the bombing of the primarily African American Sixteenth Street Baptist Church by white supremacists on September 15, 1963.

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86. Condoleezza Rice was born in Birmingham, Alabama, and grew up in the neighborhood of Titusville.

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87. Condoleezza Rice was Bush's National Security Advisor during his first term.

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88. Condoleezza Rice is the first African American woman, second African American, and second woman (after Madeleine Albright) to serve as Secretary of State.

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89. Condoleezza Rice is the 66th United States Secretary of State, and the second in the administration of President George W Bush to hold the office.

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90. Condoleezza Rice was the first female African-American secretary of state, as well as the second African American secretary of state, and the second female secretary of state (after Madeleine Albright).

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91. Condoleezza Rice commented on the situation through her chief of staff, Georgia Gofrey, who wrote to NBC News:.

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92. Condoleezza Rice said herself on Fox News that she liked being a professor at Stanford University.

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93. Condoleezza Rice led an intense effort to promote democracy and broker a US-friendly peace in the Middle East.

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94. In 1991 Condoleezza Rice returned to Stanford and in 1993 began a six-year tenure as provost, during which time she balanced the university's budget and revamped the curriculum for undergraduates.

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95. Condoleezza Rice wanted to increase the number of the responsible democratic governments in the world through her Transformational Diplomacy policy when she was selected as the Secretary of State.

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96. Condoleezza Rice worked at Stanford University where she served as a professor of political science.

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97. Condoleezza Rice worked to create a new policy for dealing with longtime Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein .

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98. Condoleezza Rice worked long days in the months afterward to shape US foreign policy.

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99. Condoleezza Rice began taking Russian-language and history courses, and became fascinated by Cold War politics.

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100. Condoleezza Rice became one of the most influential women in the world of global politics when President George W Bush named her as his national security adviser in December of 2000.

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101. Condoleezza Rice was the first African American woman, second African American, and second woman (after Madeleine Albright) to serve as Secretary of State.

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