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Interview with Journalist Jonathan Capehart of the Washington Post
Interview with Journalist Jonathan Capehart of the Washington Post
Aspen Institute Citizenship and American Identity Program Executive Director Eric Liu interviews journalist Jonathan Capehart of the Washington Post on how to engage others across difference at the 2018 Aspen Ideas Festival.
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How Can We Inspire Younger People to Embrace Connection, Not Division?
How Can We Inspire Younger People to Embrace Connection, Not Division?
Paul Solman (PBS NewsHour's economics correspondent), moderates a lively discussion about several innovative approaches and programs that are equipping younger people to navigate, bridge, and repair deep divides.
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Interview with Former Obama Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett
Interview with Former Obama Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett
Aspen Institute Citizenship and American Identity Program Associate Director Caroline Hopper interviews Former Obama Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett at the 2019 Aspen Ideas Festival, discussing citizenship, identity, and civic engagement.
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Interview with All In Together Founder & CEO Lauren Leader
Interview with All In Together Founder & CEO Lauren Leader
Live from the Aspen Ideas Festival 2019, Lauren Leader of All In Together talks about building women's civic and political participation in conversation with Caroline Hopper, Aspen Institute and American Identity Program Associate Director.
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