Condoleezza Rice: Inspiration For Any Thesis

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Rice even started attending college before she graduated high school. It was an experience that helped her learn about herself, Felix writes. It is "almost a footnote the musical accomplishments Condi made at fifteen" (Felix 69). The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education maintains that while African-Americans have often perceived as lazy and inarticulate, Rice "made a huge contribution to dismantling the traditional stereotype" (22) while speaking at the National Commission on Terrorism. During the questioning, she "finessed and Cheshire-catted her way through some tough questions" (23) and while she was defending Bush's administration's actions prior to September 11, she remained "forceful and compelling in public testimony before the 9/11 commission" (23). Clearly, the poise that Rice learned as a little girl came in handy when she needed it the most. Many reports about Rice's demeanor during the questioning was nothing but admirable of her grace, charm, and poise.

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Condoleezza Rice demonstrates that we are generally the only things holding us back. With determination and a strong focus, we can accomplish anything and Rice has demonstrated this through her life and her example.

Works Cited

Beamish, Rita. "When She Speaks, the World Listens White House Adviser Condoleezza Rice."

Biography. 2001. EBSCO Resource Database. Information Retreived July 19, 2009.

Bumiller, Elisabeth. Condoleezza Rice: An American Life. New York: Random…

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Works Cited

Beamish, Rita. "When She Speaks, the World Listens White House Adviser Condoleezza Rice."

Biography. 2001. EBSCO Resource Database. Information Retreived July 19, 2009.

Bumiller, Elisabeth. Condoleezza Rice: An American Life. New York: Random House. 2007.

"Condoleezza Rice's Virtuoso Performance before the National Commission on Terrorism: She


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