Full Name: Condoleezza Rice
Profession: US Secretary of State
Why Famous: A political scientist and diplomat, Rice served as the 66th United States Secretary of State from 2005 to 2009 under President George W. Bush.
She was the first female African-American secretary of state.
- 2004-04-08 U.S. National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice testifies before the 9/11 Commission
- 2005-01-26 Condoleezza Rice is sworn in as U.S. Secretary of State, becoming the first African American woman to hold the post.