Release of his book, "My American Journey".
3 Print Biographies |
8 Portrayals |
4 Interviews |
22 Articles |
4 Magazine Cover Photos |
Gen. Colin Powell | General Colin Powell | Sec. Colin Powell
6' 2" (1.88 m)
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[in response to Harry Belafonte
's "house slave" remark about him] If Harry had wanted to attack my politics, that was fine. If he wanted to attack a particular position I hold, that was fine. But to use a slave reference, I think, is unfortunate and is a throwback to another time and another place that I wish Harry had thought twice about using.
In his autobiography, he claims that his mother is descended from Gen. Sir Eyre Coote (b. 1760, d. 1823), Governor of Jamaica (1806-1808) though he does not provide details of the descent.