Father Theodore Hesburgh

A former president of Notre Dame University talks about the advances made under his leadership and his involvement in civil rights during the ’60s.

Born or Made?

“Put it this way that they have the essential ingredients of understanding, courage, analysis, things that go into leadership. But I don't think they’re born ready-made. I think you have the potential there and you have to develop it. I think leaders are developed over time by facing different crises and solving them pretty much in the right way.”

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