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Coming Soon: TFAS Liberty + Leadership Podcast


The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) is excited to announce the return of the Liberty + Leadership Podcast! Renewed for a new season, the podcast will relaunch on Wednesday, June 1. This season, the podcast will feature exciting one-on-one conversations with exceptional TFAS alumni.

TFAS has reached more than 46,000 students and professionals through academic programs, fellowships and seminars. Representing more than 140 countries, TFAS alumni are courageous leaders throughout the world forging careers in politics, government, public policy, business, philanthropy, law and the media.

Join TFAS President Roger Ream ’76 as he reconnects with these outstanding alumni to share experiences, swap career stories, and find out what makes their leadership journey unique. With prominent congressmen, judges and journalists among the mix, each episode is sure to excite your interest in what makes TFAS special.

The season will kick off with an interview with Dan McConchie ’93, ’95, a two-time TFAS alumnus and current Illinois state senator. McConchie has remained actively involved at TFAS for nearly 30 years. He served on the TFAS Board of Regents for six years and is a long-time supporter of the programs. He even met his wife Milena when they were TFAS classmates in Prague in 1995.

Another notable guest to watch out for is Clint Bolick, a 1978 alumnus who serves as a supreme court justice in Arizona. Bolick participated in the Public Policy + Economics track of the D.C. Academic Internship Programs, an experience that he said changed his life.

“Whenever TFAS asks me to talk about my experience, I am more than happy to do it because it was literally transformative,” he said. “I would not be in the position that I am today were it not for interning and participating in The Fund for American Studies program.”

Tune in on June 1 to hear more about Dan McConchie, and subscribe to hear future episodes with special guests including Clint Bolick ’78, Jillian Melchior, Novak ’11, Karen Czarnecki ’88 and more!

If you have a comment or question for the show, please email podcast@TFAS.org.

View future episodes and subscribe at TFAS.org/podcast.


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