A BARBARA WALTERS EXCLUSIVE: FORMER SECRETARY OF STATE COLIN POWELL, AIRING ON "20/20," FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 ON ABC
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Former Secretary of State Colin Powell speaks exclusively to Barbara Walters in his first in-depth television interview since leaving office. During the far reaching interview, Powell reveals how his United Nations speech -- citing "weapons of mass destruction" in Iraq -- affected his reputation, and also comments on Saddam Hussein's connection, or lack of it, to 9/11. He also discusses such topics as the origins of the war in Iraq from his unique perspective, the current state of the war and his view of its future. Walters also interviews Powell's wife of 43 years, Alma. The interview is scheduled to air on "20/20" on FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
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"20/20" is anchored by Elizabeth Vargas and John Stossel. The executive producer is David Sloan. (CLOSED CAPTIONED)