TITLE

Powell gives opening keynote speech at GOP Convention

PUB. DATE
September 1996
SOURCE
Jet;09/02/96, Vol. 90 Issue 16, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents details of General Colin Powell's keynote speech at the 1996 Republican convention. Encouraging Republican party to be a party of inclusion; His support of a woman's right to choose an abortion; His support of affirmative action; His opinion of Republican presidential candidate Bob Dole.
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9609117501

 

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