Ben Sasse

U.S. Senator Ben Sasse is a fifth-generation Nebraskan. He attended public school in Fremont, Neb., and spent his summers working soybean and corn fields. He was recruited to wrestle at Harvard before attending Oxford and later earning a Ph.D. in American history from Yale. Sasse spent five years as president of Midland University back in his hometown. Ben and his wife, Melissa, live in Nebraska but are homeschooling their three children as they commute weekly back and forth to Washington, DC.

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Senator Ben Sasse explores the vital role that challenging work plays in the formation of healthy adults. View Show Notes →
Ben Sasse, U.S. Senator for Nebraska, explains how our culture is no longer passing down the skills required for adulthood and how the next generation must be retaught. View Show Notes →