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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(DC: Fred Francis) President Bush reported nominating Colin Powell as chairperson of Joint Chiefs of Staff; Powell's life and career reviewed; details given of his duties during Reagan administration; scenes shown. [Former Defense Secretary Caspar WEINBERGER - praises Powell.] [In 1987, POWELL - comments on problems suffered by blacks in military; encourages minority children to succeed.]
- Brokaw, Tom;
- Francis, Fred
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