The COVID-19 crisis thrust Dr. Anthony Fauci into the spotlight
in ways even he could not have imagined. As the pandemic became
more deadly, he became a political villain for many in the
anti-science movement and the sole hero for those who saw villainy
in the Trump administration’s fumbling early pandemic response. As
vaccines and science became a political football, Fauci became
another of the many avatars on which Americans hung their political
Fauci has been a guest on GovExec Daily twice this year. He
spoke to Courtney Bublé in February
about the “all-of-government” approach to COVID-19 policy and
he later joined to talk about his career in
September after he announced his impending departure from
government. In this episode, you’ll hear the highlights of the
podcast's conversations with Fauci from this year.
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