General Colin L. Powell
02/23/2017 at 19:48. Facebook
President Bush is raising money for veterans by releasing his book, Portraits Of Courage, later this month. The book is a compilation of paintings by the former President depicting vets that served post 9/11. Proceeds from the book will support The Bush Center and the Military Service Initiative. The Initiative helps post-9/11 vets and their families make a successful transition to civilian...
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General Colin L. Powell
02/22/2017 at 15:45. Facebook
A mother just posted a message to my fb page saying her son's kindergarten class is having a live Wax Museum for Black History Month and he's done his project on me! Check out the cute pictures.
Friends, Netflix is now airing a series titled, Abstract: The Art of Design. The link below has a great short video summary of the entire series. One of the segments focuses on the life and art of world-renowned photographer, Platon. I had the distinct pleasure to be photographed by Platon at his studio in NYC a few months ago and appear a little bit throughout the segment. Check it out if...
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I had the pleasure to participate in a retrospective 2 hour special about NBC veteran journalist Tom Brokaw's 50 years in broadcast journalism. In addition to clips highlighting the many fascinating people and events that he has covered over the years, Tom interviews me, Tom Hanks, Oprah, Jon Stewart and several others. Tune in Sunday night, the 29th, on NBC Dateline at 9 p.m ET.
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Tune in tonight (12 Jan) when the National Museum of African American History and Culture takes center stage on ABC TV at 9 pm ET. The network will air “Taking the Stage: African American Music and Stories that Changed America”. Check out below for more information.
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ABC Celebrates Opening of Smithsonian's New National Museum of African American History & Culture

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Last night I had the pleasure to join Secretary Kerry and Former Secretaries Albright and Clinton at the State Department to celebrate the completion of the Diplomacy Center Pavilion. You can check out the video and transcript of the ceremony on the State Dept website. below.[ State.gov Link ]
Last week in Washington, I was humbled and honored to receive the Smithsonian National Museum of American History's "Great American Award" and Medal during a "conversation" with David Rubenstein about my life and career.
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I had a great time this week at Fort McNair where I delivered the National Defense University's President's Lecture and did a book signing.
As part of the festivities commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the National War College, the General Colin L. Powell Wing in Roosevelt Hall was dedicated in my honor. The Wing was the Library where I studied at the National War College 40 years ago.
As part of the festivities commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the National War College, the General Colin L. Powell Wing in Roosevelt Hall was dedicated in my honor. The Wing was the Library where I studied at the National War College 40 years ago.
Nearly 20 years ago, we called on every #caringadult to commit themselves to children and young people in need. But there's still work to be done. Learn why: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Great day on the campus of my alma mater, CCNY in NYC. I'm here for a conference on the future of Africa sponsored by the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership and the Eisenhower Fellowships which I chair. I love sitting outside Shepard Hall and talking to the students about where they are from and what they are studying. They are hungry to learn and are our future!
Gwen Ifill was a class act. She embodied the best of her profession. She will be missed by her family, friends, colleagues and the legions of people who tuned in to watch, listen and learn from her.

Gwen Ifill, journalist who became staple of public affairs TV shows, dies at 61

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Friends, tune in TONIGHT as I do a little drag racing all in fun with Vice President Joe Biden on "Jay Leno's Garage"! It airs on CNBC at 10 p.m. EST

TV highlights: Vice President Biden and Colin Powell visit ‘Jay Leno’s Garage’

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Tune in to PBS tonight at 9 p.m. EST. They'll be airing a documentary, that I participated in, celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the USO and its good works for our troops.
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My wife, Alma, works tirelessly to help young people across the country achieve their goals and dreams. #5Promises [ Bit.ly Link ]

GradNation Campaign Encouraged by Record U.S. High School Graduation Rate

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As part of the festivities commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the National War College, the General Colin L. Powell Wing in Roosevelt Hall was dedicated in my honor. The Wing was the Library where I studied at the National War College 40 years ago.
As part of the festivities commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the National War College, the General Colin L. Powell Wing in Roosevelt Hall was dedicated in my honor. The Wing was the Library where I studied at the National War College 40 years ago.
Another wonderful book signing at Ft Belvoir today with a great crowd of people. But the pictures with the babies and young children are always the most fun! Thank you Fort Belvoir !
Last week, as part of the National War College's 70th Anniversary Celebration, I was humbled to have the Colin Powell Wing in Roosevelt Hall dedicated in my honor at Ft. McNair in Washington, DC. To learn more about the NWC, visit: [ Ndu.edu Link ]