Amanpour and Company

Former Gov. Tom Ridge: Self-Sacrifice is Crucial Right Now

Clip: 05/08/2020 | 16m 4s | Video has closed captioning.

Tom Ridge is an American veteran and former governor who has strong words for the armed protestors opposing lockdown measures across the country. Ridge served in Vietnam and went on to become America’s first Secretary of Homeland Security in the aftermath of 9/11. He speaks with Michel Martin about the need for self-sacrifice and unity in times of crisis.

Aired: 05/08/20

Rating: NR

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