45 episodes

Listen in on revealing and thoughtful conversations with fascinating men and women who took an oath to support and defend our Constitution and our nation – leaders in law enforcement, the military, the intelligence community, and many more. What inspired these people? What drew them to this work? How did they overcome adversity and failure? And what are the lessons for our country and our democracy as we move forward? These captivating stories exemplify what is best about our nation: integrity, civility, service, humility, and collective responsibility.

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Listen in on revealing and thoughtful conversations with fascinating men and women who took an oath to support and defend our Constitution and our nation – leaders in law enforcement, the military, the intelligence community, and many more. What inspired these people? What drew them to this work? How did they overcome adversity and failure? And what are the lessons for our country and our democracy as we move forward? These captivating stories exemplify what is best about our nation: integrity, civility, service, humility, and collective responsibility.

    Robert S. Mueller III: The Director (Part 2)

    Robert S. Mueller III: The Director (Part 2)

    Former FBI Director Bob Mueller discusses leading and reorganizing the FBI after 9/11 to prevent another attack, and a lifetime of distinguished public service.

    • 54 min
    Carla Hayden: Palace to Knowledge

    Carla Hayden: Palace to Knowledge

    Dr. Carla Hayden is the Librarian of Congress; the library - a Palace to Knowledge - dates to 1800. It is a vital cultural institution, with 171 million items.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Carrie Hessler-Radelet: Choose Optimism

    Carrie Hessler-Radelet: Choose Optimism

    Carrie Hessler-Radelet served in – and was Director of – the Peace Corps, whose volunteers tackle the most difficult problems in communities around the globe.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Frank Figliuzzi: The FBI Way

    Frank Figliuzzi: The FBI Way

    Frank Figliuzzi rose through FBI ranks to run its Counterintelligence Division – responsible for neutralizing spies that steal precious secrets and technology.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Matt Olsen: The Line

    Matt Olsen: The Line

    Matt Olsen held fascinating, complex, and sensitive jobs in national security, including as head of the Guantanamo Review Task Force and as NSA General Counsel.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Mike Bush: Kia Ora

    Mike Bush: Kia Ora

    Mike Bush, former Commissioner of the New Zealand Police, and a visionary leader in this magnificent country, discusses his “Prevention First” model of policing.

    • 1 hr 5 min

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