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Director of the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships Elizabeth Pinkerton joins Reaganism to discuss the importance of public service, good leadership, and how the program she oversees brings talented young adults with little political experience into government to improve the country.
This episode features a panel conversation with David French, Senior Editor at the Dispatch, Matthew Continetti, Resident Scholar at AEI, and Tunku Varadarajan, Executive Editor at the Hoover Institute. They discuss the history and importance of inaugural addresses, Joe Biden’s speech, and President Reagan’s inaugural addresses.
Both French and Continetti’s essays reflecting on Reagan’s speeches are available here: https://www.reaganfoundation.org/reagan-institute/scholarly-initiatives/essay-series-on-presidential-principles-and-beliefs/the-inaugural-addresses/
The Heritage Foundation’s Mike Gonzalez discuss his recent article in the Wall Street Journal – Tuesday’s Big Loser: Identity Politics and the 2020 Election’s implications for the role race & ethnicity play in American politics.
Mike’s WSJ Article: https://www.wsj.com/articles/tuesdays-big-loser-identity-politics-11604535714
Microsoft President Brad Smith joins Reaganism to discuss technology’s potential role in bringing back American manufacturing, Microsoft’s “tech-diplomacy” on behalf of democracy, and a quirky story about how President Reagan may have jump started the government’s interested in cyber security.
Deputy National Security Advisor and Assistant to the President Matt Pottinger joins Reaganism to discuss President Reagan’s influence on the Trump administration, why Tik Tok is a threat to Americans, and the increasingly tense US-China relationship.
2005 piece discussing Pottinger’s time as a journalist in China: https://www.wsj.com/articles/SB113461636659623128