Lane, Charles
April 1995
New Republic;4/17/95, Vol. 212 Issue 16, p20
Analyzes the career of Colin Powell, the retired chairman of the United States Joint Chiefs of Staff. Powell's reputation as an inspirational presidential contender in 1996; Opinion that Powell's military career reveals a man mainly devoted to institutional conservatism; Lack of participation in the civil rights movement; Overview of Powell's actions during the Vietnam war, the Watergate scandal, the Iron-Contra affair, and the Gulf War.


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