3,190Jul 14, 2010
Oppression of Women and Girls
Nicholas Kristoff and Sheryl WuDunn talked about oppression against girls and women around the world. In their remarks, the talked about their experiences watching young girls improve their ...
2,738Apr 21, 2005
At an evening event titled “Constitutional Conversation” moderated by Tim Russert, justices talked about the role and operation of the Supreme Court, the state of civics knowledge and ...
1,408Feb 10, 2009
Book Discussion on Lincoln on Race and Slavery
Henry Louis Gates, Jr., talked about his two new books on race with Walter Isaacson. Lincoln on Race and Slavery (Princeton University Press; illustrated edition February 11, 2009) is a ...
1,408Jan 17, 2012
Homeland Security and International Engagement
Secretary Janet Napolitano, Retired General James Jones, and Director John McLaughlin talked about homeland security and efforts to engage the international community. They discussed ...
1,355Apr 11, 2011
Media and Popular Culture
Panelists talked about media and popular culture.
This program was part of an Aspen Institute symposium on the state of race in the United States.
1,270Jul 8, 2010
Bill Gates on Education and Health Care Systems
Bill Gates talked about education and health care in the U.S. and around the world. Topics included the environment and his charitable initiatives. He was interviewed by Walter ...
1,155Jun 30, 2011
Thomas Friedman Remarks
Thomas L. Friedman was interviewed by Walter Isaacson about the challenges facing the U.S. and its standing in the world. Among the topics he addressed were competition with China, the impact ...
1,023Jul 27, 2011
Counterterrorism, Navy SEALs, and Osama Bin Laden
Eric Olson, the first Navy SEAL ever to be appointed a 3-star and 4-star admiral, and the man who trained the team of Navy SEALS who killed Osama bin Laden, was interviewed by ABC News Correspondent ...
1,017Oct 17, 2012
Education policy leaders and professors, contributors to the recently published The Futures of School Reform, talked about reform of the education model in American schools.*They discussed the ...
1,008Aug 4, 2012
Impact and Future of American Technology
Officers of technology companies discussed the impact and future of American technology on the world, including social media censorship in other countries and the use of Twitter during the XXX ...
960Nov 14, 2012
Bill Gates on Education
Bill Gates talked about the work of the Gates Foundation in higher education. He stressed the importance of education and the need for government funding. He said that the current ...
955Oct 6, 2011
Washington Ideas Forum, Day 2
Vice President Joe Biden, House Speaker John Boehner, and former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf were interviewed at the Washington Ideas Forum, an annual event analyzing the previous and ...
920Jul 1, 2009
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, former Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, and a Georgetown law professor participated in a panel discussion on the history of the Court, the life of a Justice, ...
900Aug 2, 2011
Conversation with Associate Justice Elena Kagan
Justice Kagan spoke about life as a Supreme Court justice, cameras in the court room, and interpreting the law. She was interviewed by Elliot Gerson, former law clerk to former Supreme Court ...
862Apr 3, 2013
White House Chiefs of Staff
Five former White House Chiefs of Staff shared stories of their time serving Presidents Ford, Reagan, Clinton and George W. Bush. Panelists included Donald Rumsfeld, Kenneth M. Duberstein, ...
847Oct 6, 2011
Washington Ideas Forum, Day 2, Morning Session
Journalists, business leaders, and public leaders were interviewed at the Washington Ideas Forum. This portion includes the president of Starbucks, Katie Couric, and Supreme Court Justice ...
842Oct 24, 2012
2012 Election Forecast
Charlie Cook and Amy Walter talked about the 2012 presidential election as well as some of the key congressional races. They also discussed the congressional lame duck session. Charlie ...
836Apr 9, 2012
State of Race in America
Charlie Firestone and David Cohen made welcoming remarks at the opening session of the Aspen Institute’s conference on the state of race in the United States. Professor James Jackson then ...
794Apr 9, 2012
Race and National Politics
Juan Williams moderated a discussion on the role race might play in the 2012 elections. Panelists agreed that race would be a factor. Topics included the Arizona immigration law, the Asian ...
759Apr 11, 2011
Ethnicity and Culture of U.S. Families
Juan Williams moderated a discussion on the structure of black, Latino, American Muslim, Indian, and Asian families in the U.S.
This program was part of an Aspen Institute symposium on the state ...
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