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Kene Lecture Series

Colin Powell talks about his past, the world’s future
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Colin Powell addressed the audience at the Kent Lecture Series, sponsored by the Kent Memorial Library. Photo by Asher Pavel

KENT — The auditorium at Kent Center School was overflowing with area residents who came to hear Colin Powell speak on July 3.

The former U.S. secretary of state and retired U.S. Army general was the third and final speaker in the Kent Lecture Series, sponsored by the Kent Memorial Library.

The theme of the series was “The New Soldiers: The American Military in the 21st Century.”

Henry Kissinger, another former U.S. secretary of state and a resident of Kent, gave a brief introduction.

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