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What does it mean to be a good citizen? What values motivate someone to step into the arena and make positive change? Join Ted Roosevelt V on Good Citizen and hear a new conversation with a diverse range of folks who take action to build this country up and protect our planet.


Good Citizen Podcast episodes can be found on here or your favorite podcasting app. Be sure to check back for the latest releases.



Good Citizen Podcast

Good Citizen is a podcast about leadership, conservation, and citizenship, with host Ted Roosevelt V. New episodes every other Friday.


Good Citizen Ep 01 with Candice Millard

Candice Millard tells intimate stories of great leaders, digging into their most vulnerable moments to reveal their true character. She is the author of The River of  Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt’s Darkest Journey, about TR’s harrowing adventure in the Amazon.

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Good Citizen Ep 02 with Christiana Figueres

Christiana Figueres makes the case for “stubborn optimism” in the face of our global climate crisis. An internationally-renowned climate change leader, she is co-author of the book The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis and co-host of the podcast Outrage & Optimism.

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Good Citizen Ep 03 with Baratunde Thurston

Baratunde Thurston describes his experiences as a Black man in nature and the influence his mother had on his positive outlook. He’s a comedian, writer, tech guru, and the host of How to Citizen with Baratunde, a podcast where he reimagines the word “citizen” as a verb.

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Good Citizen Ep 04 with Sec. Deb Haaland

Secretary Deb Haaland emphasizes her obligation to future generations, discussing the urgency of climate change and the crucial inclusion of Indigenous voices in her decisions. She is the first Native American cabinet secretary in U.S. history.

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Good Citizen Ep 05 with Ambassador Meg Whitman

Meg Whitman imparts the importance of being bold, and the value of getting “in the arena,” even if you make mistakes. Well-known as one of the most powerful women in business, she now serves as the United States Ambassador to Kenya.

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