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Rahm Emanuel On "Nation City" And Coping With Crisis

Book cover: Rahm Emanuel "The Nation City"
Book cover: Rahm Emanuel "The Nation City"

In "The Nation City," Rahm Emanuel, former two-term mayor of Chicago and White House Chief of Staff for President Barack Obama, offers a firsthand account of how cities, rather than the federal government, stand at the center of innovation and effective governance.

We interviewed Emanuel about the book for The Book Show - which will air in the future. This conversation is an extra interview and in it we spoke with him about leadership and governance in the face of COVID-19.

Joe talks to people on the radio for a living. In addition to countless impressive human "gets" - he has talked to a lot of Muppets. Joe grew up in Philadelphia, has been on the area airwaves for more than 25 years and currently lives in Washington County, NY with his wife, Kelly, and their dog, Brady. And yes, he reads every single book.
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