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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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    • 4.5 • 32 Ratings

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

    Sallie Rowland, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist

    Sallie Rowland, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist

    Our community lost a true leader and legend earlier this month with the passing of the indomitable Sallie Rowland—appropriately, on Memorial Day, we are re-posting our podcast interview with her conducted in 2019. God Bless You Sallie.

    When someone starts a sentence with ’the first woman to…”—that sentence usually ends with Sallie Rowland. Pioneer, entrepreneur, a Indiana Historical Society “Living Legend”, and former Girl Scout, Sallie is one of the most beloved and respected figures of our time. She sits down with Danielle Shockey and me for an absolutely delightful “Leaders and Legends” podcast.

    Sponsors

    •       Veteran Strategies

    •       NFP - A leading insurance broker and consultant

    •       Garmong Construction

    •       Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station

    About Veteran Strategies

    ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com.

    See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    • 55 min
    Alex Kershaw, Historian and Author of “Patton’s Prayer”

    Alex Kershaw, Historian and Author of “Patton’s Prayer”

    Alex Kershaw is one of the world’s leading historians of World War II. On this week’s Leaders and Legends podcast, Alex joins us to discuss his superb new book “Patton’s Prayer” that details the Battle of the Bulge, the defeat of Nazi Germany, but most important, the courage and the leadership that made a final triumph possible.

    Sponsors

    •       Veteran Strategies

    •       NFP - A leading insurance broker and consultant

    •       Garmong Construction

    •       Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station

    About Veteran Strategies

    ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com.

    See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Jason Lantzer, Butler University History Professor and Author of “Dwight Eisenhower and the Holocaust.”

    Jason Lantzer, Butler University History Professor and Author of “Dwight Eisenhower and the Holocaust.”

    By witnessing the horrors of the Holocaust in person, General of the Army Dwight Eisenhower changed history by insisting we preserve history. On this week’s Leaders and Legends podcast Butler University History Professor Jason Lantzer joins us to discuss his enlightening and well-researched book “Dwight Eisenhower and the Holocaust.” One thing is clear: Ike was determined to have as many people as possible see what happened in the camps so that nobody could ever say it didn’t happen.

     

    Sponsors

     

    •       Veteran Strategies

    •       NFP - A leading insurance broker and consultant

    •       Garmong Construction

    •       Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station

     

    About Veteran Strategies

     

    ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com.

    See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    • 54 min
    Allen Guelzo, Author of “Our Ancient Faith: Lincoln, Democracy, and the American Experiment"

    Allen Guelzo, Author of “Our Ancient Faith: Lincoln, Democracy, and the American Experiment"

    Professor Allen Guelzo is a best-selling, award-winning historian of Abraham Lincoln, the American Civil War, and our enduring republic. On this week’s “Leaders and Legends” podcast, Dr Guelzo makes a second appearance to discuss his new and insightful book: “Our Ancient Faith: Lincoln, Democracy, and the American Experiment"

     

    Sponsors

     

    •       Veteran Strategies

    •       NFP - A leading insurance broker and consultant

    •       Garmong Construction

    •       Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station

     

    About Veteran Strategies

     

    ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com.

    See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Historian David L. Roll, Author of "Ascent to Power: How Truman Emerged from Roosevelt’s Shadow and Remade the World”

    Historian David L. Roll, Author of "Ascent to Power: How Truman Emerged from Roosevelt’s Shadow and Remade the World”

    The transition between the Franklin Roosevelt and Harry Truman presidencies involved some of the most contentious issues in the history of the United States. On this week’s “Leaders and Legends” podcast, we interview award-winning historian David L. Roll discusses his brilliant new book "Ascent to Power: How Truman Emerged from Roosevelt’s Shadow and Remade the World”

     

    Sponsors

     

    •       Veteran Strategies

    •       NFP - A leading insurance broker and consultant

    •       Garmong Construction

    •       Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station

     

    About Veteran Strategies

     

    ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com.

    See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    • 47 min
    Bob Ryan, Sports Columnist Emeritus for the Boston Globe

    Bob Ryan, Sports Columnist Emeritus for the Boston Globe

    Bob Ryan is one of the most famous and respected sportswriters of the past 50 years. You’ve seen him on TV and (if you’re smart) you follow him on X, and this week he is our guest on the “Leaders and Legends” podcast. We discuss Larry Bird, “Deflategate”, the impact of Caitlin Clark, and a whole bunch more. It was like having the sports page all to myself…hope you enjoy our conversation.

     

    Sponsors

    •       Veteran Strategies

    •       NFP - A leading insurance broker and consultant

    •       Garmong Construction

    •       Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station

     

    About Veteran Strategies

    ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com.

    See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    • 1 hr 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
32 Ratings

32 Ratings

indygreg23 ,

Great podcast

Robert - I just listened to Andrew Nagorski podcast. That was awesome! The context he gave on events in 1941 kept me hooked. Also, you are a very good interviewer. I am a subscriber now and will go back and listen to some past shows. Well done!

Greg C.

midwestgirl19 ,

Trader Senator Young

Definitely not wasting my time listening to this sellout on your podcast. #IWantMyVoteBack

bryan strawbridge ,

Great Hoosier podcast!

Love the podcast, Robert. Keep it up.

-Bryan Strawbridge

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