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Leaders and Legends

History Podcasts

The Leaders and Legends podcast features conversations with fascinating and dynamic men and women whose impact has shaped our knowledge, our world, and us. Join us as we discuss their imprint on our history. The program is hosted by Robert Vane who is principal of Veteran Strategies, Inc., an-Indiana based veteran business enterprise specializing in public outreach, media relations, speechwriting, public speaking, and crisis communications. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com

The Leaders and Legends podcast features conversations with fascinating and dynamic men and women whose impact has shaped our knowledge, our world, and us. Join us as we discuss their imprint on our history. The program is hosted by Robert Vane who is principal of Veteran Strategies, Inc., an-Indiana based veteran business enterprise specializing in public outreach, media relations, speechwriting, public speaking, and crisis communications. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com

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The Leaders and Legends podcast features conversations with fascinating and dynamic men and women whose impact has shaped our knowledge, our world, and us. Join us as we discuss their imprint on our history. The program is hosted by Robert Vane who is principal of Veteran Strategies, Inc., an-Indiana based veteran business enterprise specializing in public outreach, media relations, speechwriting, public speaking, and crisis communications. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com

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English

Contact:

3179568591


Episodes

Chris Zorich, All-American Football Player at Notre Dame

11/23/2020
Chris Zorich was an All-American at Notre Dame, a member of its 1988 National Championship team, and was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 2007. He joins us on the “Leaders and Legends” podcast to discuss his life growing up in Chicago, his amazing career at Notre Dame, and what’s keeping him busy these days. If you love that era of Irish football, you will definitely enjoy our conversation. Sponsors • Veteran Strategies • Girl Scouts of Central Indiana • MacAllister...

Duration:01:37:57

Historian Harold Holzer on Abraham Lincoln

11/16/2020
November 19th is the 157th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s delivery of the Gettysburg Address; on this week’s Leaders and Legends podcast we talk with preeminent Lincoln historian Harold Holzer about the presidents life, his career in politics, and what makes the Great Emancipator so unique in world history. You can find Mr. Holzer’s best-selling works on the 16th president at www.haroldholzer.com. Sponsors • Veteran Strategies • Girl Scouts of Central Indiana • MacAllister...

Duration:01:01:28

Veterans Day - The Marion County Veterans Court

11/9/2020
Veterans Day is one of the most special holidays of the year. On this week?s Leaders and Legends podcast, we are joined by Judge David Certo, Afghanistan combat veteran Brian Alvey, and our new friend and Navy veteran Rebecca Mills. Judge Certo runs the Marion County Veterans Court which does amazing work finding new hope and solutions for our veterans. We have a great discussion about how the military changes lives for the better and the services out there to help the men and women who...

Duration:00:49:24

Pete Ward, Chief Operating Officer for the Indianapolis Colts

11/2/2020
Pete Ward began his front office football career as an intern with the Baltimore Colts in the early 1980s. He is now the Chief Operating Officer for the Indianapolis Colts and is one of the most well-liked, well-respected leaders in our city and the entire sports world. Pete joins the Leaders and Legends podcast to talk about his career, his love of Indy, and some of his favorite Colts memories. Sponsors • Veteran Strategies • Girl Scouts of Central Indiana • MacAllister Machinery •...

Duration:01:05:48

Edward Larson, Author of Summer for the Gods

10/26/2020
Professor Edward Larson is a best-selling historian who received the 1998 Pulitzer Prize in History for his book on the Scopes Monkey Trial. Dr. Larson also has written about George Washington, Ben Franklin, and the Election of 1800 (among other works). Respected by his peers and enjoyed by history buffs, Dr. Larson joins the ?Leaders and Legends? podcast to discuss his career and selected writings. Sponsors • Veteran Strategies • Girl Scouts of Central Indiana • MacAllister Machinery •...

Duration:01:25:08

Jim Voyles

10/19/2020
Jim Voyles is simply one of the most respected, most successful attorneys in the United States. He comes on the “Leaders and Legends” podcast to talk about his love for the Indianapolis 500 (and cars in general), his friendship with Mike Tyson, and what it was like to be in Chicago for the 1968 Democratic Convention. Jim has some wonderful stories, and we hope you enjoy listening to them. We are honored to have Jim as a guest on the podcast. Sponsors • Veteran Strategies • Girl Scouts of...

Duration:01:13:59

Harold Holzer , Historian and Author of “The Presidents vs. The Press."

10/12/2020
Harold Holzer is one of the foremost Lincoln scholars in the world—so much so that he served as the historical advisor to the movie “Lincoln.” Harold is also a best-selling author and joined us on the “Leaders and Legends” podcast to discuss his new, best-selling book “The Presidents vs. The Press.” Harold has appeared on some of the most popular interview shows in the United States, and we are deeply honored for the time gave us. Thank you for listening. Sponsors • Veteran Strategies •...

Duration:01:08:18

Craig Fehrman on “Authors in Chief: the Untold Story of Our Presidents and the Books They Wrote”

10/5/2020
Author and historian and Hoosier Craig Fehrman is this week’s guest on the “Leaders and Legends” podcast. His book, “Authors in Chief: the Untold Story of Our Presidents and the Books They Wrote” is what we bibliophiles call a page turner. Mr Fehrman was born in Dillsboro, Indiana and currently lives in Bloomington with his family. His writings have appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Wall Street Journal. Craig is a brilliant historian and a terrific interview. Thank...

Duration:01:19:19

Republican Lou Gerig and Democrat Bill Moreau on “One More Voice”

9/28/2020
Republican Lou Gerig and Democrat Bill Moreau are long-time friend whose paths have crossed many time during the years. They visited us on the “Leaders and Legends” podcast to discuss their careers, how politics has changed, and their new, shared project called “One More Voice” that encourages voter registration and civic engagement. Our friend Jim Shella joins us as co-host. Sponsors • Veteran Strategies • Girl Scouts of Central Indiana • MacAllister Machinery • Crowne Plaza Downtown...

Duration:01:09:51

David and Jeanne Heidler, Authors of The Rise of Andrew Jackson: Myth, Manipulation, and the Making of Modern Politics

9/21/2020
Historians (and husband and wife) David and Jeanne Heidler have written terrific books on George Washington, Andrew Jackson, Henry Clay, and other topics of American history. They join the “Leaders and Legends” podcast to discuss their favorite people in history, what it’s like to teach at university, and answer our celebrated Five Questions. If you enjoy our country’s early history, you will enjoy listening to the Heidlers. Sponsors • Veteran Strategies • Girl Scouts of Central...

Duration:01:19:58

Reggie Brooks, Notre Dame Football Great

9/14/2020
Reggie Brooks is one of the greatest players in the history of Notre Dame football. He was an All-American and made critical, game-changing plays in some of the Irish’s most memorable games. He joins the “Leaders and Legends” podcast to talk about his career, what it’s like being recruited by Lou Holtz, and how the world’s greatest Catholic university changed his life. Sponsors • Veteran Strategies • Girl Scouts of Central Indiana • MacAllister Machinery • Crowne Plaza Downtown...

Duration:01:24:49

A Look Into Eric Holcomb’s 106 - day Campaign for Governor in 2016

9/7/2020
Eric Holcomb’s victorious 106-day campaign for governor in 2016 is without precedent in Indiana history. On this week’s “Leaders and Legends” podcast, we discuss the campaign with three people who were with the candidate every day: Kyle Hupfer; Michael O’Brien; and Pete Seat. They give you the inside story of how the campaign was won and detail all the challenges and opportunities they experienced. Sponsors • Veteran Strategies • Girl Scouts of Central Indiana • MacAllister Machinery •...

Duration:01:22:29

Julie Goodman, Arts Council of Indianapolis CEO

8/31/2020
Julie Goodman is the president and CEO of the Arts Council of Indianapolis. Julie joins the podcast to talk about her career, her love of Indy, and how the Arts community is crucial to so many of the stresses and challenges we are facing today. Girl Scouts of Central Indiana President and CEO Danielle Shockey is our co-host for a fun and informative discussion. Sponsors • Veteran Strategies • Girl Scouts of Central Indiana • MacAllister Machinery • Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis...

Duration:00:56:58

Johnny Rutherford, Three-Time Winner of the Indianapolis 500

8/24/2020
Johnny Rutherford is one of the most successful and popular drivers in the history of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. A champion of the Indianapolis 500 in 1974, 1976, and 1980, Rutherford captured the poll three times as well. “Lone Star JR” graciously agreed to appear on the “Leaders and Legends” podcast and the result is one of the most interesting and intriguing conversations we’ve had so far. Sponsors • Veteran Strategies • Girl Scouts of Central Indiana • MacAllister Machinery •...

Duration:01:26:49

Author Greg Renoff on Ted Templeman, Music Producer to Van Halen and the Doobie Brothers

8/17/2020
Best-selling music author Dr Greg Renoff returns to the “Leaders and Legends” podcast to discuss his biography of famed music producer Ted Templeman (Van Halen, Van Morrison, and the Doobie Brothers among many others). We are joined by rock critic, good friend, and former L & L guest Marc Allan as co-host. Sponsors • Veteran Strategies • Girl Scouts of Central Indiana • MacAllister Machinery • Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station • Garmong Construction • Bose...

Duration:01:38:51

Kate Andersen Brower on her book “Team of Five: the Presidents Club in the Age of Trump”

8/10/2020
Kate Andersen Brower is a journalist, an author, and now a guest on the “Leaders and Legends” podcast. Her books include the #1 New York Times bestseller The Residence (about the White House) while her latest book is: “Team of Five: the Presidents Club in the Age of Trump”. Our friend Pete Seat, former White House staffer under President George W. Bush and now a vice president at Bose Public Affairs Group, joins us for a fun and informative discussion. You can learn more about Kate by...

Duration:01:12:21

Remembering Former Governor Joe Kernan

8/3/2020
Joe Kernan was Irish before he was a naval officer, a prisoner of war before he was mayor, humble before he was governor, and beloved eternally by those who knew him. We lost the governor last week and extend our condolences to his wife Maggie and all who knew and loved him. On this week’s “Leaders and Legends” podcast, we talk with Tina Noel, Kip Tew, and Jim Shella about Governor Kernan’s career, character, and why many of us seemingly had our first meeting with him in a bar. Very few...

Duration:01:21:22

Lynn Vincent and Sara Vladic on the USS Indianapolis Disaster

7/27/2020
On July 30, 1945, the USS Indianapolis was sunk in what remains the biggest sea disaster in U.S. naval history. The “Leaders and Legends” podcast this week features an interview with Lynn Vincent and Sara Vladic; they are the authors of “Indianapolis” which is the definitive account of our namesake ship and the men who sailed on her. While both the ship’s mission and her fate was made famous by the movie “Jaws”, Lynn and Sara let us know there is much more to the legend. Sponsors • Veteran...

Duration:01:32:01

76: Mark Boyle, Radio Voice of the Indiana Pacers

7/20/2020
Mark Boyle is the brilliant and beloved radio voice of our Indiana Pacers. He joins us on the “Leaders and Legends” podcast to talk about his career, his chess exploits, his love of Indianapolis, and some of his most memorable Pacers moments. Sponsors: * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) * Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station...

Duration:01:29:12

75: Ted Boehm, Former Justice on the Indiana Supreme Court

7/13/2020
When it comes to having a varied and impactful career, there are few people in Ted Boehm’s league. He clerked for Chief Justice Earl Warren, helped develop Penrod into a premier arts festival, was chairman of the 1987 Pan Am Games, and served on the Indiana Supreme Court. He is also a member of the IPS Hall of Fame. When I started the “Leaders and Legends” podcast, Ted’s name was one of the first guest recommendations I received. Ted is what being a Hoosier is all about. Sponsors: *...

Duration:01:19:22