COLIN POWELL ON COLIN POWELL

If Colin Powell is not Running for President yet, he certainly is getting good practice. Starting this Friday, 800,000 copies of his much anticipated autobiography, My American Journey, will start landing in bookstores. Meanwhile, Powell embarks on a 23-city, 20-day publicity blitz, including TV interviews with Barbara Walters, Larry King, Jay Leno and Tom Brokaw, that promises to be the D-day of author tours. Then, as he tells TIME in this week's interview, his first to appear since his retirement in 1993, "I'll sit down with my family and those people who provide me with advice and counsel and some very...