Life and Career of Condoleezza Rice
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice reflected on her tenure as the 66th U.S. secretary of state and the election of Senator Barack Obama as… read more
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice reflected on her tenure as the 66th U.S. secretary of state and the election of Senator Barack Obama as president. Among the topics she addressed were the potential global impact of Barack Obama’s election, lessons learned in Iraq, on-going threats posed by terrorism, as well as challenges and opportunities for U.S. diplomacy. She also spoke about growing up in Birmingham, Alabama, her personal experiences of racism in America, as well as her plans to return to Stanford University and begin work on three books.
This was the secretary’s first television interview since the 2008 elections. She was interviewed in the Benjamin Franklin Room of the State Department. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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