Aspen Ideas to Go Podcast

In this “Extra” episode, Eric Liu, executive director of the Aspen Institute's Citizenship and American Identity Program, talks to Maria Hinojosa. She's an award-winning news anchor and reporter. She founded the Futuro Media Group and hosts Latino USA, NPR’s only national Latino news and cultural weekly radio program. 

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 16:30

First Lady Michelle Obama says play, nutrition, and physical activity aren’t available to every child and, that’s a problem. Obama discusses accessibility and affordability of sports with her brother and ESPN analyst Craig Robinson. Michael Wilbon, host of ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption, moderates the conversation.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 10:45
In this “Extra” episode, Eric Liu talks to Colin Woodard, an award-winning author and journalist. In his book, “American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America,” Woodard describes why American values differ across the country.
Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 05:27
Powerhouse literary couple Geraldine Brooks and Tony Horwitz didn’t start their careers writing books. The two were war correspondents covering events like the Gulf War in the 1990s. In this episode, Brooks and Horwitz are onstage for a lecture series held by Aspen Words, the literary organization of The Aspen Institute.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 03:34
Now, more than ever, a diversifying United States needs a shared base of knowledge. That’s according to Eric Liu, executive director of the Citizenship and American Identity Program at the Aspen Institute.
Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 09:34