BET's Gordon Scores Interview With Condoleeza Rice

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BET will air an interview with former Secretary Of State Condoleeza Rice on Oct. 17 as part of its weekly public affairs series Weekly With Ed Gordon.

Gordon will interview Rice ahead of the release of her memoir, Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of Family, to
discuss her journey growing up in the segregated south that later led to holding high level positions in the George W. Bush White House, said network officials.

Gordon and Rice

As part of the episode Gordon will also lead a roundtable discussion on the latest issues with Susan Taylor, CEO of National Cares Mentoring Movement; CNN on-air personality Soledad O'Brien; and former press secretary and chief spokesman for the State of New Jersey Anthony Coley, said the network.