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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 readies for the President-elect to swear in as the 46th President of the United States on January 20t...

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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. Enjoy the holiday season, and we'll see you in the New Year: 2021! Support the show …

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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 yellow fever epidemic, which quickly became one of the major issues that faced President Washingto...

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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 both civility and political polarization in America. Stay tuned for more amazing content as we ...

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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 President Washington's administration and contemporary times. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com...

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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 2020 Boston Globe Opinion by Jeff Jacoby Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/friendsfello...

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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, the threats to educational institutions like college campuses, and ideas for people to expand oppo...

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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, and a third respectable orator and statesman sowed seeds of national unity in America. Support th...

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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 America and why freedom of religion is so valuable for a nation's morality. Support the show (htt...

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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 against one of America's greatest blessings. July 2019 Gallup Poll on Patriotism 2019 Annual Poll fr...

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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 introduces the six principles that George Washington left for future generations to cherish. Supp...

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