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Peace Dove pin, designer Cecile et Jeanne, France; photographer John Bigelow Taylor.
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Cook’s Lion Pin

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  • Title Cook's Lion

    Date circa 1970

    Designer Judith Leiber, USA

    Materials Yellow Gold-Plated White Base Metal

    Size 2.2" x 2.6"
    (5.6cm x 6.6cm)

Wild Animals

When diplomats meet, it is considered only civilized to exchange gifts. Given Albright’s well-known penchant for pins, she received many from foreign colleagues including a golden lion head from British Foreign Secretary Robin Cook. The lion joined Albright’s menagerie of wild animals from around the globe.

British Foreign Minister Robin Cook (left) and Secretary Albright (right) speak at a press conference in 2000. Photo Credit: Mike Thieler/Reuters.