ASU Getting Ready for Colin Powell Visit

APRIL 10, 2006 - Posted at 7:51 a.m. CST

JONESBORO, AR - Former Secretary of State Colin Powell is to speak at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro on Thursday evening.

Powell was an Army general during the first Gulf War and served in the administrations of President George H.W. Bush, President Clinton and the current President Bush.

Powell is to give an address titled, "Diplomacy: Persuasion, Trust and Values."  Tickets are on sale and admission is $50 per person.

Before the speech, Powell is to conduct an informal question and answer session for students.  Admission for students with ID is $5.

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