Is The U.S. Exceptional, Preventing Falls, Virtues Of Outstanding Leaders

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Veronica Rueckert and Rob Ferrett talk to a critic of President Obama’s belief that the U.S. is exceptional and should intervene in foreign conflicts. We’ll also learn about the importance of preventing falls among the elderly. Then, we’ll talk with a professor of business ethics who says “honesty, compassion and good timing” are among the most important qualities of a good leader.

Featured in this Show

  • Is The United States Exceptional?

    President Barack Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly this morning and said he believes the United States is exceptional. He also defended America’s strong role in world affairs. A foreign policy expert from the Cato Institute says the United States shouldn’t play such a strong role in international affairs and explains why he thinks the U.S. should reassess its foreign policy.

  • Elderly Falls A Public Health Issue

    Find out how falls among active aging adults not only pose a threat to their own health but also pose a risk to public health risk.

  • Virtues Of Great Leaders

    What does it take to be a great leader? An author says ten virtues are key–and successful leaders from Abraham Lincoln to Oprah Winfrey can show us how to live those virtues.

Episode Credits

  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Galen Druke Producer
  • Cynthia Schuster Producer
  • Chris Preble Guest
  • Cheryl Wittke Guest
  • Al Gini Guest

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