Remembering Colin Powell

Colin Powell dies at 84

60 Minutes Archive: Colin Powell, profiled by Ed Bradley in 1992
Gen. Colin Powell remembered as a trailblazer


Colin Powell, one of America’s most admired public figures, reveals the principles that have shaped his life and career in this inspiring and engrossing memoir. A beautiful companion to his previous memoir, the #1 New York Times bestseller My American Journey, Powell’s It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership is a trove of wisdom for anyone hoping to achieve their goals and turn their dreams into reality. A message of strength and endurance from a man who has dedicated his life to public service, It Worked for Me is a book with the power to show readers everywhere how to achieve a more fulfilling life and career. 


Colin Luther Powell was an American politician, diplomat, statesman, and four-star general who served as the 65th United States Secretary of State from 2001 to 2005. He was the first African-American Secretary of State. WikipediaDied: October 18, 2021, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MDTrendingBorn: April 5, 1937, Harlem, New York, NYSpouse: Alma Powell (m. 1962–2021)Children: Linda PowellAnnemarie PowellMichael Powell