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All the Best

Jun 16, 2021

This week on All The Best, Sam LeBlond talks with Captain Robert Aguilar, the Commanding Officer of The USS George H. W. Bush, a Nimitz class nuclear powered aircraft carrier. They discuss the captain’s unlikely path to being a CO, how a ship’s namesake can inspire, the way the ship honors the former president, and...


Jun 9, 2021

In this episode, Sam LeBlond talks with Dr. Anthony Fauci, the Director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Dr. Fauci, who has served as a medical advisor under seven U.S. Presidents, talks about his “accidental friendship" with George H. W. Bush and how George and Barbara Bush...


Jun 3, 2021

In this episode of "All the Best," Sam LeBlond talks with former Secretary Tommy Thompson about how his respect for George H. W. and Barbara inspired his career of lifelong service, which began at a very young age. Secretary Thompson tells the story of his journey from the military, to being a member of the Wisconsin...


May 12, 2021

In this episode of "All the Best," Sam LeBlond talks with Ohio Senator Rob Portman to discuss how George H. W. Bush served as Senator Portman's mentor early in his career. They also discuss the importance of service, the president as a friend, and how Senator Portman added to Bush 41's lasting legacy. To read the full...


May 5, 2021

In this episode of "All the Best," Sam LeBlond is joined by former Kansas Senator Bob Dole. Listen as they discuss how Dole and George H. W. Bush transformed a political rivalry into a friendship, legislation that they crafted together, the importance of service, and his poignant final goodbye to his longtime friend.