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Colin Powell Visits Raleigh

Posted November 17, 1997 12:00 a.m. EST

— Iraq is back in the news, and one of the key players in the Persian Gulf War will be in Raleigh today.

General Colin Powell will will tour Wake Medical Center this afternoon. The former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff will then speak at a dinner later tonight.

Powell was invited by the Wake Medical Center Foundation's Society of 1961, an organization made up of financial contributors to the medical center.