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June 28, 2021

Episode 45: A Public Reading of the Declaration of Independence

This coming Sunday marks the 245th birthday of America and anniversary of the Declaration of Independence signing. Sherman perfor…

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June 14, 2021

Episode 43: Standing for the Stars and Stripes

For our first Flag Day episode, we remember the ideals represented by the American flag and the journey that this flag has been o…

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May 17, 2021

Episode 39: The Third Q&A

This week, Sherman answers your questions on a variety of topics ranging from the national debt to sports in the third Q&A episod…

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May 3, 2021

Episode 37: A Secretary of State Who Saved The Union

President Lincoln rightfully deserves major credit for keeping the Union during the Civil War. But there is one man who not only …

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April 19, 2021

Episode 35: "Congress, What's Your Schedule?" - Why the Congressional…

With so many various activities, current events, and issues for Members of Congress to take on, the congressional schedule is alw…

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April 5, 2021

Episode 33: Political Derailments of the First Transcontinental Railr…

The First Transcontinental Railroad was truly a revolutionary project that created new towns, made transportation easier, and hel…

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March 22, 2021

Episode 31: Why Countries Need Personal Responsibility

With the most recent disputes continuing between the European Union and the UK on the distribution of the AstraZeneca vaccine, pu…

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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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