Daily Dispatch from the 2013 Aspen Ideas Festival: Thursday, June 27

ASPEN, Colo., June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 

Select Upcoming Live Streams from the Aspen Ideas Festival:

A full schedule of live streams is available here: http://www.aspenideas.org/live-now.

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Also, catch today's episode of The Aspen Institute Presents, broadcast from the Aspen Ideas Festival, exclusively on public television's WORLD Channel (worldchannel.org) at 9:00pm ET. This episode will be available online a few hours before broadcast for media using the following link and password: http://vimeopro.com/user5686209/the-aspen-institute-presents2, password: worldaspen.

Quotes from the Festival Yesterday:

"[Reporters] are trying to avoid taking sides in politics. That gets them in trouble. But the good thing is that in elections, in the long run each party wins about half the time. So you are naturally being neutral if you are telling the truth—basically, being honest about who's going to win at a given time. [But] that doesn't mean each election is 50-50." —Nate Silver

"The biggest barrier to problems is incrementalism. This country is inspired by bold visions." —John Bridgeland

"Shakespeare once said, 'Hell hath no fury than a bunch of alpha women pissed off at the slow pace of cancer research.'" —Katie Couric

The Ideas Report on TheAtlantic.com

More Festival coverage is also available from The Atlantic, which produces the Aspen Ideas Festival in partnership with the Aspen Institute. The Atlantic's "Ideas Special Report" includes:

  • Video from the Aspen Ideas Festival
  • A "Today at Aspen" photo gallery
  • An #AspenIdeas Twitter feed
  • Blog posts highlighting ideas from all sections of TheAtlantic.com, and responses to a new question they put to their readers each day.

Full schedule available here. Full-session video and clips will be featured on the Aspen Institute's YouTube channel, on www.AspenIdeas.org, iTunesU, and on the Aspen Institute's video channel. Follow the Ideas Festival on Facebook, Tumblr, and Twitter at @aspenideas with the hashtag #AspenIdeas.

SOURCE The Aspen Institute



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