An Evening With Colin Powell provides a rare and insightful look into the life and career of Four Star General, Colin Powell. Taped in front of an audience at George Washington University’s Jack Morton Auditorium, An Evening with Colin Powell features noted author and political commentator, Juan Williams guiding Colin Powell through the general’s highly accomplished life. With an opening procession conducted by Howard University’s AFROTC DET 30 in honor of Powell’s military service, An Evening With Colin Powell begins with Powell speaking about his childhood and his family’s Caribbean heritage. He shared stories of his career as a soldier and his appointment as the first African American United States Secretary of State. He went on to explain the history and contributions of African Americans in the military and their involvement in every war in the history of the United States. Historic footage was used to showcase key moments in Powell’s life, including his induction into the Leavenworth Hall of Fame, and speeches in support of the troops throughout his time as U.S. Secretary of State. At the conclusion of the interview, Powell reflected on his life and shared his hopes for the future.