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What happens when you cross the 43rd President, late night sketch comedy, and interesting conversation? The inspiration behind The Strategerist– a podcast series highlighting the American spirit of leadership and compassion.

What happens when you cross the 43rd President, late night sketch comedy, and interesting conversation? The inspiration behind The Strategerist– a podcast series highlighting the American spirit of leadership and compassion.
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United States

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What happens when you cross the 43rd President, late night sketch comedy, and interesting conversation? The inspiration behind The Strategerist– a podcast series highlighting the American spirit of leadership and compassion.

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English

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(214) 200-4308


Episodes

Nate Boyer – U.S. Army Green Beret and Former Football Player

5/24/2019
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Before Nate Boyer penned a letter to former San Francisco 49ers Colin Kaepernick about his decision to sit in protest during the national anthem, Boyer tried acting, joined the military, walked on to the University of Texas’ football team, and became a professional athlete. We chatted with Boyer about his life journey and taking risks.

Duration:00:26:34

President George W. Bush

5/17/2019
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We sat down with President George W. Bush to discuss leadership, humor, and the arts – specifically, his painting and dancing.

Duration:00:21:01

Jimmy Walker

5/13/2019
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Six-time PGA Tour winner Jimmy Walker gave back to our nation’s veterans last year by playing in the Bush Institute’s Warrior Open at the AT&T Byron Nelson, presented by AT&T. We reminisce about his time playing with our warriors, his passion photographing the night sky, and some of his favorite barbecue.

Duration:00:16:02

Medal of Honor Recipient Sal Giunta

5/10/2019
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During Warrior Open week, we sat down on location with Medal of Honor recipient and Team 43 golfer Sal Giunta to talk about his experience at the Warrior Open and the unique healing properties of golf.

Duration:00:16:00

Richard Casper

5/3/2019
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Marine Richard Casper battles post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury. When he returned home from Iraq he got in touch with his creative side as a way to begin healing. Today, he is the co-founder Creativets where helps veterans with their transition. We also couldn't let Richard leave without singing for us. Stand-To Veteran Leadership Programmake successful transitions to civilian life.

Duration:00:24:19

Secretary Michael Chertoff

5/3/2019
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Do you ever think about what companies do with the information they collect from you? Former United States Secretary Michael Chertoff answered our questions, including why businesses are interested in your grocery shopping and fitness habits.

Duration:00:21:49

Dan Gilbert

4/26/2019
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Detroit native Dan Gilbert was forced to watch his hometown go through some hard times that left the city a shell of its former self. But as his businesses saw enormous success, Dan became a central figure in the revitalization of downtown Detroit. Learn how the Bush Institute housing becoming a limiting factor in economic mobility

Duration:00:19:56

Anne Finucane

4/26/2019
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The Bush Institute firmly believes that societies around the world are stronger when women have access to the tools and resources they need. Women build stronger communities and drive us toward a more peaceful world. Bank of America's Anne Finucane is a leader that is helping move the world toward that goal. The Bush Institute WE Lead program The Bush Institute Women's InitiativeWe Are Afghan Women: Voices of Hope

Duration:00:18:16

Gary Sinise

4/19/2019
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Award-winning actor and director Gary Sinise tells the story of how he found his calling: To see that those who defend this country and its freedoms are never forgotten. He shares insights into life before the famous Lt. Dan Taylor character from Forrest Gump, his new book Grateful American, and how he became interested in acting in high school. check out Engage at the Bush Center, presented by Highland Capital Management, Grateful American: A Conversation with Gary Sinise.Stand-To...

Duration:00:33:51

Joshua Bolten

4/12/2019
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Joshua Bolten served in the White House under President George W. Bush as Chief of Staff from 2006 to 2009. We chat with Josh about his most frightening time in DC, why laughter was key to making the job feel less heavy, and how he decompressed after the White House.

Duration:00:30:18

#SabotagingDemocracy

4/5/2019
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Foreign authoritarian powers like Russia and China are attacking our democracy. They have interfered in our elections and have used social media as a weapon. We chatted with Laura Rosenberger and Jamie Fly who have done extensive research on why America and other countries are under attack. Tune in and learn what signs you should be looking for as your scroll through your social feeds.

Duration:00:34:12

Ambassador Roya Rahmani

3/29/2019
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Roya Rahmani is the first female ambassador of Afghanistan to the United States of America. We chatted with her about her childhood prior to Taliban rule, her optimism for Afghanistan's peaceful future, and how she is grateful to the United States for their engagement. We Are Afghan Women: Voices of Hope The Bush Institute WE Lead program The Bush Institute Women's Initiative

Duration:00:21:48

Congressman Will Hurd

3/22/2019
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We chatted with Congressman Will Hurd about immigration, the CIA, and why he decided to Facebook Live a 36 hour road trip with Democrat Beto O’Rourke. accelerates economic growthA Nation of Immigrantspolicy recommendations to modernize immigration for today 's realities

Duration:00:28:51

A Chat with 41’s Personal Aides

3/15/2019
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As personal aides to President George H.W. Bush, Tim McBride, and Tom Frechette spent long hours with — and came to personally know — our 41st president. They share behind-the-scenes stories from their time as presidential aides, illustrating the man they knew and that so many loved. Watch a special Engage at the Bush Center, presented by Highland Capital Management Service Above Self – The Leadership of Barbara Bush

Duration:00:33:45

Connie Duckworth

3/8/2019
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In 2004, former Goldman Sachs executive Connie Duckworth founded ARZU Studio Hope, an organization empowering women in Afghanistan by providing them jobs, education, and healthcare. We chatted with Connie about her organization, the women of Afghanistan, and her remarkable 20-year business career. investing in women and girlsWe Are Afghan Women: Voices of Hope The Bush Institute WE Lead program

Duration:00:29:33

Bill Browder

3/1/2019
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Bill Browder is Russian President Vladimir Putin’s number one enemy. In 2005, Russian government officials committed and attempted to pin a $230 million fraud on Bill. His Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky uncovered the fraud, and ended up in jail, where he was tortured to death. We chatted with Bill about his campaign to expose Putin and Russian government officials for their corruption and human rights abuses. The George W. Bush Institute advances freedom globally by developing leaders in...

Duration:00:39:37

Ambassador Antonio Garza

2/23/2019
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Former Ambassador to Mexico Antonio Garza joined us to discuss trade and immigration with our southern neighbor. Having grown up along the Texas-Mexico border and the grandson of Mexican immigrants, Ambassador Garza brought passion and knowledge to the in-depth discussion. Learn more about trade and investment with Mexico and Canada increasing prosperity, growth, and job creation in the United States Learn how smart, skills-based immigration reform accelerates economic growth

Duration:00:27:50

Cokie Roberts

2/15/2019
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We sat down with award-winning journalist Cokie Roberts to chat about the transformation of Washington and journalism – for the better and for the worse. We also cover what studying the early women of American history can teach us, and how she ended up in Tanzania interviewing First Ladies Laura Bush and Michelle Obama on very little notice. Watch the interview with Mrs. Bush and Mrs. Obama

Duration:00:25:16

Henry Cisneros

2/6/2019
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Former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Henry Cisneros discusses what makes San Antonio special, how its welcoming culture can be a model for the nation, and why this generation will be better off than the last. He also shares a personal story about how and why he helped a Dreamer. The George W. Bush Institute believes that immigrants play an important role in America's economy. Learn more by visiting www.bushcenter.org/immigration.

Duration:00:30:14

Niloofar Rahmani

1/23/2019
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As a young girl growing up in Afghanistan, Captain Niloofar Rahmani dreamed of finding her wings. Like all women under Taliban rule, she was forbidden from attending school, working, or showing her face in public. But her story is one of courage and strength, as she became the first female fighter pilot in the Afghan military after the fall of the Taliban in 2001. Learn how the George W. Bush Institute is promoting education, healthcare, and economic opportunity for women around the world.

Duration:00:21:39