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Oct 13, 2021

In this episode, Sam LeBlond is joined by Reverend Russ Levenson, Rector of St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston and close personal friend of George and Barbara Bush. Reverend Levenson shares his experience growing close with the Bush family spiritually and shares some hilarious personal stories from...


Oct 7, 2021

This week, Sam LeBlond speaks with Drayton McLane, a Texas businessman, the former owner of the Houston Astros, and a close friend of George and Barbara Bush. Mr. McLane elaborates on his sports-centered friendship with George and Barbara Bush, from boat rides in Kennebunkport to hundreds of Astros home games in...


Sep 29, 2021

This week, Sam LeBlond is joined by the senior United States Senator from Maine, Susan Collins, who has been a friend of the Bush family for many years. Senator Collins shares how she got her start in public service as a high school senior, reminisces about George and Barbara Bush’s love for the state of Maine, and...


Sep 22, 2021

In this episode, Sam LeBlond talks with former Secretary of State and former National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice. They discuss her path to public service, her relationships with both George and Barbara Bush, and being in the White House when the Cold War ended.


Sep 4, 2021

This week, Sam LeBlond sits down with former Secretary of Defense and former CIA Director Robert Gates. They discuss his path to service, his storied career, and how BUSH 41 used a classic “bait and switch” to lure him to Texas A & M University. Secretary Gates also offers insight into the United States’ role on...