S01, E02: 15 Unicorns: Becoming a Department Secretary, Part 1 of 3

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38:15

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2019

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This episode is Part 1 of 3.

Part 2: https://scholarscompass.vcu.edu/civil_discourse/4

Part 3: https://scholarscompass.vcu.edu/civil_discourse/3

This podcast uses government documents to illuminate the workings of the American government and offer context around the effects of government agencies in your everyday life. Civil Discourse is brought to you by VCU Libraries. Opinions expressed are solely the speakers' own, and do not reflect the views or opinions of VCU, or VCU Libraries. Special thanks to the Workshop for technical assistance. Music by Isaak Hopson. Find more information at https://guides.library.vcu.edu/discourse. As always, no documents were harmed in the making of this podcast.

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politics, government, documents, House, Senate, Congress, President, POTUS, SCOTUS, courts, cases, law, rules

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This podcast, 15 Unicorns Part 1, is one in a series of three about the process of becoming a cabinet secretary for the US Government. In this part, the key elements needed to be considered for the nomination are discussed. These include who they know and/or their importance to the ruling party, previous government expertise, connection to the president, and expertise in the field. In addition, the vetting process is reviewed and key benchmarks are noted.

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American Politics

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S01, E02: 15 Unicorns: Becoming a Department Secretary, Part 1 of 3

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