Gen. Powell gives 4-star talk at Reagan Library

Former Joint
Chiefs chairman, secretary of State a guest at Oaks Christian gala


LEADER OF MEN— Until he rose to the top echelon of U.S. government Powell said he was “just a kid from the Bronx.” Courtesy of Cornerstone PhotographyAs the son of immigrant Jamaican parents and member of a minority race, retired U.S. Army Gen. Colin Powell didn’t expect much to come of his life as he grew up on the tough streets of New York City’s Harlem neighborhood in the 1940s.
But as he rose to become a top military and diplomatic leader who served under four United States presidents, Powel...

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