Interview Episodes

Aug. 16, 2021

Episode 52: Instilling Youth Engagement in Civics Across the Sunshine…

Within the American federalism system, public service cannot be solely concentrated in Washington, DC. It is the public service b…

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Aug. 2, 2021

Episode 50: Guiding Forces of Kindness on Social Media

Social media has undoubtedly changed the way people interact. Amid debates about its usage and effects on the cultural fabric of …

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July 19, 2021

Episode 48: On the Air with Women in Law and Community Service

In 2001, the comedy film Legally Blonde starring Reese Witherspoon made its debut in American theaters and became a major hit in …

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July 5, 2021

Episode 46: In the Hunt for Veterans in Congress

This past weekend, Americans around the world celebrated the 245th birthday of the United States of America. This week, U.S. Army…

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June 21, 2021

Episode 44: Higher Education at a Post-COVID Crossroads

As America emerges into post-COVID recovery and growth, education opportunities should evolve, grow, and reach more Americans ami…

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June 7, 2021

Episode 42: The Costly Loss of Free Speech in Higher Education

Higher education should be a prime forum for free speech and civil discourse. But in recent decades, there has been little to no …

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May 24, 2021

Episode 40: Igniting the Spark Within Future Female Leaders of America

Across America, there is profound potential for young women to serve the nation as inspirational leaders. With just the right spa…

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May 10, 2021

Episode 38: Fighting Injustice With Tenacity - The Spirit of Japanese…

With just one stroke of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's pen on February 19, 1942, tens of thousands of Japanese Americans were …

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April 26, 2021

Episode 36: Feeling the Beat of Washington's Presidency

Matt Beat ("Mr. Beat") is one of the most popular Youtubers who shares his knowledge of and passion for American history to count…

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April 12, 2021

Episode 34: Fostering Intellectual Curiosity and Virtues in America's…

Expanding students' intellectual curiosity and capability should be a top priority in American education. But major challenges li…

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March 29, 2021

Episode 32: Serving Those Who Served Our Nation - Caring for American…

American veteran and Miss Gilbert 2020 Danielle Skranak joins us for an inspirational interview about her military background, pa…

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March 15, 2021

Episode 30: Beyond Cyberspace - The Future of Women in Cyber

Cyber has evolved with technological advancements, but the workforce behind cyber may be evolving too. Bush School student and cy…

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March 1, 2021

Episode 28: The COVID-19 Impact on European Healthcare Systems

Pat Yaro, one of the first guests on "Friends & Fellow Citizens," joins us again as he shares insights into the effects of COVID-…

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Feb. 15, 2021

Episode 26: The First Presidents' Day Special

For the first President's Day episode, we are celebrating George Washington's Birthday and the office of the President of the Uni…

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Feb. 1, 2021

Episode 24: Public Transit's Rough Ride During the Pandemic

In our first returning guest episode, Christian Piñeiro shares with us more about how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected public t…

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