TITLE

THE LEGEND OF COLIN POWELL

AUTHOR(S)
Lane, Charles
PUB. DATE
December 1995
SOURCE
New Republic;12/11/95, Vol. 213 Issue 24, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents career profile of Colin Powell, former American military official and politician. Role played by Powell during the massacre carried by the U.S. forces during the Vietnamese conflict; Opinion that other military personnel like William Wilson would have better served the U.S. during the Vietnam issue rather than Powell; Psychology of Powell towards the demonstrations in the U.S. against the war in Vietnam; Views that Powell helped the country restore its forgotten African American Army units to their place in military history; Questions raised regarding Powell's his role in the politics due to lessons learned by him during the Vietnamese war; Problem faced by Powell in order to employ the reconstituted military for political objectives; Views that Powell can not be a perfect candidate to serve bureaucratic purposes of the U.S.
ACCESSION #
15508290

 

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