Episode 58 : Joseph Ellis & George Chip Greenidge
Pulitzer Prize Winning historian & author of the new book " The Cause: The American Revolution and its Discontents, 1773-1783" ,Joseph Ellis, pulls no punches while detailing the importance of knowing your history in order to understand what's happening in the present. In this exclusive conversation Joseph draws parallels between the American Revolution and the War
in Afghanistan. How are the superpower Great Britain and modern day United States of America similar? What are some unknown facts regarding the role slaves played on both sides of the American Revolution? Joseph also provides a spirited perspective on the importance of society getting back to being able to disagree yet continue to communicate. It is rare to hear a Pulitzer Prize winner speak as unfiltered as Joseph does during this conversation. This is one you don't want to miss.
The show continues with an incredible spotlight of the CEO of The Greatest Minds, George "Chip" Greenidge". Listen as Chip explains how his mentors have helped provide him the encouragement to do all that he can to enrich the lives of others. Why has Chip dedicated himself to helping over 20,000 people earn a College Education? Why does Chip often highlight others whenever the spotlight is affixed on him? What was it like being on a reality tv show hosted by Dr. Sonjay Gupta? Chip also provides details on being named a Visiting Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation. Chip Greendige is a one of a kind person and you'll understand how true this fact is during his feature this week on Tell Us The Truth. Our discussion with Chip's begins at 38min 02 sec in this episode.