Special Episodes

Sept. 12, 2022

Episode 105: The 2-Year Anniversary and Our Tribute to Queen Elizabet…

More than 2 years ago, Friends & Fellow Citizens made its debut on the podcast airwaves. Hear some of the interview episode highlights as we mark the two-year anniversary of the show! A very special appreciation to our Patreo...

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July 18, 2022

Episode 100: A Milestone to Celebrate

Almost two years since the first episode of Friends & Fellow Citizens, we have finally made it to our 100th episode! This is truly a major milestone for the listeners, guests, and everyone who has made this program possible. ...

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Jan. 10, 2022

Episode 73: One Year After 1/6 - A Personal Reflection From a Former …

Earlier this week, many Americans reflected on the state of the country one year after the tragic 1/6 Capitol riots that left multiple people dead and a wound in our national politics. As some listeners may know, I was a …

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Dec. 13, 2021

Episode 69: Holiday Fireside Chat of 2021

During the most trying times, what made Christmas and the winter holidays so special in America? Listen to stories and letters about how Union and Confederate soldiers celebrated Christmas TOGETHER and made the holiday season...

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Aug. 30, 2021

Episode 54: Our 1-Year Anniversary Celebration!

It has been a wonderful first year of the Friends & Fellow Citizens podcast! The unwavering support from family, friends, Patreon supporters, listeners, and guests is truly remarkable. This week, we are reflecting on the past...

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May 31, 2021

Episode 41: The Founding Father of Memorial Day

On Memorial Day, we honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for the United States of America and fought for the freedoms and values this country stands for. One man founded the spirit of this day so that no fallen …

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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 episode. Thank you to all who submitted questions! Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/friendsfe...

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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 United States. Sherman and returning guest Denzel Johnson share their top 5 favorite American presi...

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Jan. 18, 2021

Episode 22: The Second Q&A

From the current mood of Washington, DC to cyber education in remote communities, this second Q&A answers some more questions from the "Friends & Fellow Citizens" community! Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/friendsfe...

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Jan. 4, 2021

Episode 20: The First Q&A

To begin the New Year, I answer some of your questions from the Friends & Fellow Citizens community in this first ever Q&A episode, with plenty more planned in the future! Thank you to those who submitted the fantastic questi...

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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. 21, 2020

Episode 18: Special 2020 Holiday Fireside Chat

Amid a challenging year, we will be spending the next few episodes dedicated to the holidays and New Year. Perhaps more so than ever, we cherish the shared love in our families as we look forward to a new year. …

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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 8 Part 2: Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Ame…

In Part 2 of this special episode, Sherman's special guest is Miss Arizona 2019 Jacqueline Thomas, who shares about her experience as Miss Arizona 2019, her women empowerment advocacy, and more! Follow Jacqueline on Instagra...

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Oct. 12, 2020

Episode 8 Part 1: Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Ame…

100 years ago, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution became a major victory for women's suffrage and allowed countless women to participate in American democracy at last. In the first part of this special episode, Sherm...

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