Aspen Institute Presents
This series features the most compelling conversations and interviews from the 2012 Aspen Ideas Festival, which brings together exceptional thought leaders to discuss key issues of the day.
Aspen Institute Presents Previous Broadcasts
America 2012: A Country Divided (Episode #103)
KQED World: Sun, Feb 24, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
Leading political thinkers and newsmakers discuss health care policy, voter fraud, and political media coverage. Panelists: Valerie Jarrett, Jane Harman, Vin Weber, Mitch Daniels, journalists from The Atlantic magazine, CNN, and National Journal.
The Transformative Power of Technology (Episode #102)
KQED World: Sun, Feb 17, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
Educators, policy-makers, and young inventers look at technology's innovative side. From its role in affecting education reform to mapping our cities to revolutionizing everyday lifestyle.
Sports and Society: More Than A Game (Episode #110)
KQED World: Tue, Feb 5, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
Sports is no longer on the periphery of our society as a mere diversion. This episode recognizes that sports, as an institution and all grown up now, both reflects and shapes our culture. Here, we dive deep into some of its most compelling storylines. We'll hear from NFL veteran Kevin Turner and how the violent impacts of football could be causing life-changing injuries. The episode will feature a clip from the documentary American Man and a discussion with Turner and filmmaker Jon Frankel. Other speakers include record-setting NFL running back Jim Brown, Oregon State University head basketball coach Craig Robinson, and ESPN Executive Vice President John Walsh. They look at the cluster of issues around college sports and the larger role of sports and competition in society.
- KQED World: Sun, Feb 10, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
- KQED World: Fri, Feb 8, 2013 -- 8:00 AM
- KQED World: Fri, Feb 8, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
- KQED World: Tue, Feb 5, 2013 -- 12:00 PM
Arts and Culture: Art Matters (Episode #109)
KQED World: Fri, Feb 1, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
This episode looks at how the arts make an essential difference - not just in the lives of individuals but also for society at large, from education, economics, and diplomacy to our national conscience and legacy. For this track, artists, educators, experts, and policymakers gather to explore how the arts affect our lives and can change the world. Featured Speakers: Stanley Tucci, Moby, Rocco Landesman, Julie Taymor.
- KQED World: Sun, Feb 3, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
- KQED World: Fri, Feb 1, 2013 -- 8:00 AM