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Colin Powell dies of COVID-19 complications, remembered as great leader

Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and former Secretary of State Colin Powell. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and former Secretary of State Colin Powell. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

NPR national security correspondent Greg Myre joins Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley to discuss the life and career of Colin Powell — the four-star general who became the nation’s first Black secretary of state and played key roles in the first and second U.S. invasions of Iraq.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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