Watch Live: Colin Powell's funeral held at Washington's National Cathedral


Former diplomat Colin Powell will be remembered by family and friends at a funeral today at the Washington national cathedral Paul rose from humble beginnings to become the first black chairman of the joint chiefs of staff and later served as the first black secretary of state he'll be eulogized by Madeleine Albright who preceded him as the nation's top diplomat Richard Armitage who was deputy secretary under pol and pol son Michael Powell died two and a half weeks ago of complications of Colbert nineteen at the age of eighty four he had been vaccinated against the corona virus but his family says his immune system had been compromised by multiple myeloma a blood cancer for which he had been undergoing treatment my

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