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Guy Raz from NPR's All Things Considered interviews Madeleine Albright and COndoleezza Rice about the Korbel School's founding Dean, Josef Korbel, father to Madeleine and academic advisor to Rice.

If you've never heard of Josef Korbel, you're not alone. Korbel, who died in 1977, isn't exactly a household name. An academic, he spent much of his life teaching international politics at a university far from the hallowed halls of the Ivy League. His books weren't bestsellers. He wasn't a familiar face on television, yet his influence on the conduct of American foreign policy was and continues to be profound.

As NPR's Guy Raz explains that's because of his two most famous students.

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Listen to the original episode.

Josef Korbel in his own words

Korbel speaks at the University of Denver in June 1964

Extended interview with Madeleine Albright

Extended interview with Condoleezza Rice


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