November 12, 2008 C-SPAN
Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice talked about the election of Barack Obama as president and her tenure as the 66th United States secretary of State. Topics included: the impact Barack Obama's election has had on how the U.S. is viewed worldwide; The mistakes made in Iraq and lessons for the next administration; the threat of terrorism; her personal experiences of racism in America, growing up in Birmingham, Alabama; and her plans for the future, as she prepares to return to Stanford University and begin work on three books. This was the secretary's first television interview since the 2008 elections. It was conducted in the Benjamin Franklin Room at the State Department.