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Document Details


Title: Colin Powell
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Public Broadcasting Service. Frontline
Collection: Gulf War Oral History
Description: Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Q: A big decision day, October the 30th. What did you say to the President? Powell: We assembled in the Situation Room at the White House. I'd just returned from Saudi Arabia where Norm and I and all of his commanders went over what would be needed for a more workable plan...
URL: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/gulf/oral/powell/1.html
Original Language: English
Speaker: Powell, Colin, 1937-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 5-Apr-1937
Speaker place of birth: New York, NY; New York; United States; North America
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Chairman; Military personnel; Secretary of State
Document date: Undated
Organizations discussed: British Broadcasting Corporation, London, England; United Nations
Historical events discussed: Persian Gulf War, 1991
Locations discussed: Asia; Iraq; Kuwait; North America; Saudi Arabia; Southwest Asia; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Asia; British Broadcasting Corporation, London, England; Command of troops; Iraq; Kuwait; Military occupation; Military service, Voluntary; North America; Oral history; Persian Gulf War, 1991; Saudi Arabia; Southwest Asia; United Nations; United States; United States--Military history
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0028771-31714