Leadership

Pressure cooker: Leadership lessons from the Secret White House Tapes

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April 29, 2020

Marc Selverstone

Hosted by William Antholis

When presidents encounter crises, their leadership skills are tested under the most stressful of circumstances. But notes, memos, and other official documents often leave out the human dimension that has led our presidents to succeed or fail when the stakes are high. Using recordings from the Center's Secret White House Tapes, Marc Selverstone tells us stories of presidents under pressure and reveals the lessons that we might apply today.