Special Coverage

From the Aspen Music Festival and school to all the events at the Aspen Institute, you will find Aspen Public Radio delivering special coverage as it happens.

Counterterrorism and Countering Violent Extremism - Four experts compare notes on strategies for fighting terrorism at its roots by winning hearts and minds.


 

Wolf Blitzer, anchor of CNN's "The Situation Room." speaks with FBI Director James Comey, in town for the Aspen Security Forum. Blitzer questions Comey about the recent attack in Chattanooga, TN, relations with China, Russia, and Iran, and cybersecurity.

 

  Just when we thought that Al Qaeda was all but defeated, ISIL has risen to take its place. And, this terror organization is so brutal that even Al Qaeda has distanced itself from it. In this session, the Homeland Security Secretary will explain DHS’ role in combating ISIL.

  Republican governors gather to discuss their solutions to the issues of health care, the economy, immigration and other areas that are pressing in their states. 

FBI Director James Comey speaks on "The Complexity of Today’s Global Threat Environment" with moderator Wolf Blitzer as part of the Hurst Lecture Series, from the Aspen Institute. Airing live on Aspen Public Radio from 6-7pm.

Aspen Public Radio will be offering a live broadcast of the McCloskey Speaker series' "A Conversation with Republican Governors: What the Future Holds" On Tuesday, July 21st, from 6-7pm. You can listen live on the air or stream online.

Secretary of the Interior and former President and Chief Executive Officer of Recreation Equipment, Inc. (REI) Sally Jewell in conversation with Aspen Institute Senior Fellow Mike Boots.   Jewell discusses her work in the conservation of public lands and the importance of building a connection between America’s youth and the great outdoors.

Aspen Public Radio Presents a live broadcast of the Hurst Lecture Series' "A Conversation with Secretary Sally Jewell," Friday,  July 17, begining at 5:30pm.

Aspen Institute President and CEO Walter Issacson, in conversation with Evan Williams, the chief executive of Medium, an online publishing platform. Williams is also one of the founders of Twitter and remains on the board of directors.

Dr. Eric Smith argues that we need a new understanding of the nature of life, in which the dominant, Darwinian view of a “struggle for existence” comes second, and life at its core came about as a necessary layer of our maturing planet.

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