The Reporter Two Way: Newsmakers return for 2017 Ideas Festival By Alycin Bektesh • May 24, 2017 TweetShareGoogle+Email Iconic sitcom producer Norman Lear will be among those asking what it means to be American at this year's Aspen Ideas Festival. Credit Courtesy Photo Each summer, world leaders and innovative thinkers gather in Aspen for the Aspen Ideas Festival. Listen Listening... / 2:58 Reporter Alycin Bektesh speaks with producer Christin Kay about what we can expect this year under a new political climate. Tags: Aspen Ideas FestivalAspen InstituteSally YatesNorman LearCory BookerTweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread. Related Content The Aspen Institute and iPhone Photography Awards announce ‘This America I Know’ By Claire Woodcock • Mar 6, 2017 The annual iPhone Photography Awards (IPP Awards) is now accepting entries for consideration. Big themes formed for Aspen Ideas Festival By Carolyn Sackariason • Dec 12, 2016 As fallout from the presidential election continues, organizers of the Aspen Ideas Festival are pivoting. They want to make sure the issues facing the United States and the world are fully debated this upcoming summer.