‘Colin Powell: Imperfect Patriot’ author Jeff Matthews: ‘He was immensely loyal…valued in Washington’

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FILE – In this May 21, 2001, file photo, Secretary of State Colin Powell talks with reporters during a news conference at the Department of State in Washington. Powell, former Joint Chiefs chairman and secretary of state, has died from COVID-19 complications. In an announcement on social media Monday, the family said Powell had been fully vaccinated. He was 84. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Colin Powell passed away Monday morning at 84 of COVID-19 complications. Jeff Matthews, author of Powell biography Imperfect Patriot, joins John Williams to describe what the Secretary of State’s main objectives were during his time in office.

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