The Story of U.S. Podcast: September 2, 2021

Anita McBride -- Former Chief of Staff to Mrs. Laura Bush

Anita McBride served three in presidential administrations: Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, and George W. Bush – and through each of them, she carried her Italian heritage close to her heart.  She shares the stories of her family, including when her father's immigrant journey came full circle visiting his daughter in the White House.

This episode is supported by the Carnegie Corporation of New York.


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