Special Coverage http://aspenpublicradio.org en Hurst Lecture Series: This We'll Defend -- The Army's Role in Defending the Nation Against Today's S http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/hurst-lecture-series-well-defend-armys-role-defending-nation-against-todays-s <p>Hurst Lecture Series: This We'll Defend -- The Army's Role in Defending the Nation Against Today's Security and Fiscal Challenges</p><p>Featuring US Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Raymond T. Odierno. Gen. Odierno has also served as the Commander of United States Joint Forces Command, Commanding General of the United States Forces – Iraq and as Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, where he was the primary military advisor to Secretaries of State Colin Powell and Condoleezza Rice. In 2009, he was the recipient of the Naval War College Distinguished Graduate Leadership Award. General Odierno will survey the foreboding global scene and explains how the Army can rise to meet the threats facing us, despite fewer troops and less money with moderator Wolf Blitzer, Host, “The Situation Room”, CNN.</p><p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:08:00 +0000 Rob St. Mary 22042 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Hurst Lecture Series: This We'll Defend -- The Army's Role in Defending the Nation Against Today's S You Climb Higher with Aspen Public Radio! http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/you-climb-higher-aspen-public-radio <p>Meet "Monty" - the Mountain Goat!</p><p>He's taking to the trail for Aspen Public Radio because he knows it's the station that helps you to stay connected to the Valley and the World. Your support makes it possible.&nbsp;</p><p>Help "Monty" and Aspen Public Radio to climb higher for you!</p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:18:54 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 21854 at http://aspenpublicradio.org You Climb Higher with Aspen Public Radio! A Conversation with U.S. Representative John R. Lewis http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/conversation-us-representative-john-r-lewis <p style="margin: 0px 0px 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">McCloskey Speaker Series - A Conversation with U.S. Representative John R. Lewis</p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Congressman John R. Lewis (D-GA), civil rights leader, and co-author of the bestselling graphic memoir March: Book One (Top Shelf Productions), is the recipient of numerous awards from eminent national and international institutions, including the United States' highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom. His new graphic memoir trilogy, March, is a vivid first-hand account of Lewis' lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, meditating in the modern age on the distance traveled since the days of Jim Crow and segregation. Book One spans Lewis' youth in rural Alabama, his life-changing meeting with Martin Luther King Jr., the birth of the Nashville Student Movement, and their battle to tear down segregation through nonviolent lunch counter sit-ins, building to a stunning climax on the steps of City Hall.</p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:00:21 +0000 Rob St. Mary 22041 at http://aspenpublicradio.org A Conversation with U.S. Representative John R. Lewis The Innovators with Walter Isaacson http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/innovators-walter-isaacson <p>McCloskey Speaker Series - The Innovators: How a Group of Inventors, Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution featuring Walter Isaacson<br /><br />President and CEO of the Aspen Institute Walter Isaacson will speak about his forthcoming book, set to be released in October, 2014, by Simon &amp; Schuster. Mr. Isaacson is the author of Steve Jobs; Einstein: His Life and Universe; Benjamin Franklin: An American Life; and Kissinger: A Biography, and the coauthor of The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made.</p><p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 18:45:01 +0000 Rob St. Mary 21412 at http://aspenpublicradio.org The Innovators with Walter Isaacson 21st Century Workforce http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/21st-century-workforce <p><strong>21st Century Workforce</strong></p><p>Interview with Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker.</p><p>Penny Pritzker, Walter Isaacson</p><p>Penny Pritzker is US secretary of commerce, since June 2013. Previously, she was CEO of PSP Capital Partners and has developed such diverse companies as Vi, The Parking Spot, and Pritzker Realty Group. During the Obama administration, Pritzker has served on the President’s Council for Jobs and Competitiveness and the President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board. She is also a board member of Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, Marmon Group, and LaSalle Bank Corporation. Much of Pritzker’s civic work focuses on public education. In 2012, she received the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service.</p><p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 19:44:19 +0000 Rob St. Mary 21009 at http://aspenpublicradio.org 21st Century Workforce