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March 8, 2021

Episode 29: Predicting the Post-Pandemic Decline and Reinvention of H…

As the education landscape still grapples with school closures and budget cuts, Sherman makes a prediction on how much higher edu…

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Feb. 22, 2021

Episode 27: Priorities of a Prospective National Cyber Director

A Senate-confirmed position of national cyber director was included in the most recent National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).…

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Feb. 8, 2021

Episode 25: Paving a Path Forward for 2021

What can and should we look forward to in 2021? To clear the fog of petty politics, we can strive to find a path forward for Amer…

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Jan. 25, 2021

Episode 23: Secretary of Defense - Civilian or Military?

Newly and overwhelmingly confirmed Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin has excellent military expertise and a life of public servic…

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Jan. 11, 2021

Episode 21: A 2021 Pre-Inauguration Address

In this episode, I outline a couple of main takeaways about the purposes of the U.S. presidential inauguration as the world readi…

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Dec. 28, 2020

Episode 19: Holiday Fireside Wrap-Up of 2020

As we prepare to say farewell to 2020, let us remember the significance of the holiday season and the common values we hold dear.…

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Dec. 14, 2020

Episode 17: Public Health and Science Legacies of the Washington Admi…

In this first episode about public health in the U.S., we explore some of the challenges that occurred in the wake of the 1793 ye…

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Nov. 30, 2020

Episode 15: The Civility of Civil Discourse

In this sixth and final episode of the "Washington's Six Principles" series, hear a few iconic stories that define the history of…

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Nov. 16, 2020

Episode 13: A Responsible Nation Needs Fiscal Responsibility

In the fifth episode of the "Washington's Principles" series, we explore some of the fiscal debates and philosophy during Preside…

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Nov. 2, 2020

Episode 11: A Special Message on 2020 Election Eve

On the eve of the 2020 elections, Sherman reminds us of the values we hold dear, regardless of whoever wins the election. October…

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Oct. 19, 2020

Episode 9: Education As The Pursuit of Lifelong Learning

In the fourth installment of the "Washington's Six Principles" series, we explore some fundamentals of education and learning, th…

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Oct. 5, 2020

Episode 7: A House United Will Stand

Introducing the third of the six principles of George Washington, Sherman explores how President Washington, President Lincoln, a…

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Sept. 21, 2020

Episode 5: Our Trust in Faith

In this fifth episode, Sherman explores the second of Washington's six principles and shares with you about origins of faith in A…

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Sept. 7, 2020

Episode 3: The Lifestyle, Institution, and Spirit of Patriotism

In the first episode of the "Washington's Principles" series, Sherman discusses the definition of patriotism and the threats agai…

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Aug. 31, 2020

Episode 1: America's Noble Principles

America is the grandest experiment for the timeless defense of freedom, opportunity and justice. In this pilot episode, Sherman i…

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