Q&A with Josh Bolten, Part 1
Part two of this interview was scheduled to air on October 13.
Josh Bolten talked about his memorable experiences as White House chief-of-staff during the George W. Bush administration, and his approach to daily management of the president’s schedule. He described the 2008 financial meltdown when Lehman Brothers collapsed. In addition, he told of his experiences in the White House during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, He characterized President Bush’s management style as “stern but fair.” He also told the story of his recruitment of Henry “Hank” Paulson from Goldman Sachs to be secretary of the Treasury Department in 2006. He recounted the steps taken during the financial crisis to reassure the country that the government would handle the situation. He described the global AIDS awareness campaign that President Bush undertook as a “defining moment” of his time in public office.
Part two of this interview was scheduled to air on October 13. close
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