COLIN POWELL: I'VE GOT TO MAKE SOME CHOICES

Retired General Colin Powell met with TIME's editor for politics John F. Stacks and chief political correspondent Michael Kramer for his first on-the-record interview about his possible run for the presidency in 1996

TIME: Will you run for President?

Powell: I still haven't come to that decision point in my life. My plan right now is to keep my options open through the book tour. The book tour is a sort of coming-out party for me. The past two years I've done no interviews, no television. People are wondering what Forest Gump Colin Powell stands for. Well, they're about to find...

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