back to work
Hillary Clinton is leaving the woods to head to Washington, D.C., on Tuesday for what will be just her second public appearance in the capital since losing the election in November. Specifically, she will be returning to her old work place — the State Department — to speak at the ceremonial opening of the Hillary Clinton Pavilion, named in her honor.
The Hillary Clinton Pavilion is one of four new exhibition halls at the State Department and it will house artifacts pertaining to diplomatic history. The other halls are named for James A. Baker and Henry Kissinger, as well as the current Secretary of State John Kerry.
The glass-fronted center is designed to be a welcoming corner off the rest of the more-imposing State Department building, and it cost about $50 million to build. Most of the money was raised during the four years Clinton served as secretary of state.
Clinton will speak Tuesday alongside former secretaries of state Madeleine Albright and Colin Powell.