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She grew up during the violent and shocking 1960s, when bloodshed became a part of daily life in the south. Condoleezza rice books list of books by condoleezza rice. Condoleezza rice was the 66th secretary of state of the u. Bushs national security adviser on september 11, 2001. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. She became the first black woman to serve as the secretary of state. Condoleezza rice s new book is a repudiation of trumps america first worldview former secretary of state condoleezza rice addresses the republican national convention in tampa, fla. Its relevant to rice and the admin she represents but i dont think it supports the phrase outoftouch. Were in a world in which the possibility of terrorism, married up with technology, could. Condoleezza rice s missive to the eu regarding governance of the internet 11705 some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the united states because they are works of the united states federal government see 17 u.
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