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Why Powell's Obama endorsement was so pivotal

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Why Powell's Obama endorsement was so pivotal

Why Powell's Obama endorsement was so pivotal

Journalist and author Robert Draper talks about the surprise 2008 announcement and how it fits into Gen.

Powell’s overall legacy.


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