Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin. Her latest book examines the lives of four past presidents to understand what it takes to lead in turbulent times. Their stories, she says, hold valuable lessons for today.
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- Chris Kukla Senior vice president, Center for Responsible Lending.
- Michael Corkery Reporter, The New York Times, covering banking and consumer finance.
- Chris Stinebert President and CEO, the American Financial Services Association.
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