Book Discussion on It Worked for Me

Colin Powell, retired four-star general and former secretary of State, recounts his military and political career through a collection of… read more

Colin Powell, retired four-star general and former secretary of State, recounts his military and political career through a collection of 44 remembrances that impart General Powell’s thoughts on life and leadership. General Powell weaves his “Thirteen Rules” for life throughout the many stories he has collected, from “don’t let adverse facts stand in the way of a good decision” to “you can’t make someone else’s choices - you shouldn’t let someone else make yours.” Colin Powell was interviewed on stage by Robert Siegel, senior host of NPR’s All Things Considered and responded to questions from members of the audience at Sixth and I Historic Synagogue in Washington, D.C. close

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 9, 2012
Last Aired:
Jan 5, 2013

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  • Jun 09, 2012 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 10, 2012 | 10:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 16, 2012 | 3:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 15, 2012 | 2:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • Jan 04, 2013 | 10:22pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 05, 2013 | 2:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
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