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Moral Strength And Education

by Colin Powell - 2008

Iíve seen people hard at work providing for their families, giving of themselves, caring for each other. Iíve seen them creating wealth for the nation. Iíve seen an economy transforming itself to seize the promise of the information revolution.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 107, No. 2.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 110 Number 14, 2008, p. 209-212
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 22888, Date Accessed: 12/6/2021 10:01:51 AM

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  • Colin Powell
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    General Colin Powell was United States Secretary of State from 2001 to 2005 under George W. Bush. He served in the U.S. Army for 35 years, rising to the rank of 4-star General. Powell also served as National Security Advisor from 1987 to 1989 and as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1989 to 1993. Prior to serving as Secretary of State, General Powell was chairman of Americaís Promise-The Alliance for Youth, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to building the character and competence of young people. This selection is an abridged version of a speech General Powell delivered to the Republican National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on July 31, 2000. It was drawn from and reprinted with permission of Vital Speeches of the Day.
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