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Condoleezza Rice on What Unifies Us As Americans


Published: November 27, 2019

What unifies us as Americans is an aspirational narrative. It does not matter where you come from, only where you are going. The energy, youthfulness, and risk-taking of immigrants who come from all over the world is what has made America what it is today.

This video’s audio is excerpted the American Conversation Essentials video series in conjunction with 92Y and the Hoover Institution.

Additional Resources:

  • Watch Rice discuss “American leading again” as part of the American Conversation Essentials series here.
  • Read “To Build a Better World” by Philip Zelikow & Condoleezza Rice, available here.
  • Read Rice’s book “No Higher Honor: A Memoir of My Years in Washington,” available here.