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The leadership lessons of the Boston Marathon bombing

Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, now an HKS professor and co-director of CPL, and Senior Lecturer Juliette Kayyem, then the state’s first undersecretary for homeland security, remember the Boston Marathon bombing and talk about leading in a crisis.

Four-star Admiral Bill McRaven, former commander of the U.S. Special Operations and Navy SEAL, has led a high-profile career—including facing Somali pirates, Osama Bin Laden, and his own commander in chief. A natural storyteller, he shared highlights from his high-profile career at a John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum. 

Emergency planning and multi-agency response efforts helped mitigate some of the catastrophic impacts from Hurricane Harvey, yet the devastation caused by the storm will be felt in south Texas for years to come. Arnold Howitt and Dutch Leonard provide their perspectives on the storm, the massive disaster response efforts that it spawned, and the prospects for recovery in the region.

Congressman John Lewis receives Gleitsman Award

While at HKS to receive the 2017 Gleitsman Citizen Activist Award, presented by the Center for Public Leadership at the School, the Civil Rights leader urged listeners to battle injustice patiently.

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