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Hillary Clinton headlines NY women’s conference

April 6, 2013 • Entertainment


This image released by Women in the World Conference shows actor Tom Hanks offering a special tribute to the late writer-director Nora Ephron at the Women in the World Conference, Friday, April 5, 2013, in New York. Hanks starred in Ephron’s films “Sleepless in Seattle,” and “You’ve Got Mail,” and is currently performing on Broadway in Ephron’s “Lucky Guy.” Ephron died June 26, 2012, of leukemia at the age of 71. (AP Photo/Women in the World Conference, Marc Bryan-Brown)

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton, in a rousing speech Friday about improving the future of women across the globe, gave no hint of plans for her own future. But that didn’t mean everyone in the audience wasn’t thinking about it.

“Of course, the big question now about Hillary is what’s next,” quipped Tina Brown, editor of Newsweek and the Daily Beast, as she introduced the former secretary of state and possible 2016 presidential candidate to the annual Women in the World summit.

The crowd at Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater responded with cheers.

Two months after stepping down as secretary of state, Clinton re-emerged this week with two major speeches — one in Washington on Tuesday and Friday’s address to the high-profile women’s conference, attended by celebrities including Angelina Jolie, Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks and Oprah Winfrey. The speeches coincided with the announcement Thursday of her new memoir about her years as secretary of state.

But rather than speak of her career, Clinton addressed the subject that she talks about each year at this Login to read more

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