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Madeleine Albright's serpent pin and "Liberty" are part of the "Read My Pins" exhibit at New York's Museum of Arts & Design. (Brooches: AP Photo/Courtesy Madeleine Albright Collection and the Museum of Arts and Design, John Bigelow Taylor; Albright: AP Photo/CTK, Stanislav Zbynek)Enlarge Image

Madeleine Albright's famous brooches are getting their own museum show. "Read My Pins" debuts at New York's Museum of Arts & Design in September with 200 pieces from the former secretary of state's collection. Highlights: the golden snake pin she got after Saddam Hussein's cronies called her a "serpent," a bee brooch she wore whenever she thought she was walking into a "sting," and the balloon pin she selected if talks were likely to go well. The show might tour for as long as two years -- the perfect excuse for Albright to get more pins.


By The Reliable Source  |  April 2, 2009; 1:02 AM ET
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I think she always wears a pin in case she runs into George Bush. She would rather choke than say a kind word about him. The funny thing is, she was no great shakes as Secretary of State herself.

Posted by: Georgetowner1 | April 2, 2009 7:00 AM | Report abuse

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