AIF BLOG - November 2013

November 21, 2013
This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address and the 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination. Watch historian and rare documents collector David Rubenstein describe two great speeches by American presidents: Lincoln's Gettysburg Address and John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address.
November 11, 2013
How can the arts enable healing? In healthcare facilities and veterans' hospitals, the arts are doing crucial work today. We saw Arthur Bloom's Musicorps program in action at Aspen Ideas when Marine Cpl. Tim Donley shared his experiences and sang "America the Beautiful." Together with other veterans, Donley and the real-life "Band of Brothers" performed last week with Pink Floyd's Roger Waters, at Madison Square...
November 01, 2013
The Aspen Ideas Festival hosted the world premiere of About Time to a packed audience last summer. The post-screening buzz was upbeat. Now audiences around the country can enjoy this smart romantic comedy. See what our partners at The Atlantic have to say about the film.Here's the synopsis we published for Festival attendees:At the age of 21, Tim Lake (Domhnall Gleeson) discovers he can travel in time… The night...