This discussion reception will address the recent election, prospects for the upcoming congressional term, and how to ensure that people — not parties — control our government. Featuring Aspen Institute Vice President Mickey Edwards, author of "The Parties Versus the People."
This event is exclusively offered to Society of Fellows supporters. If you are interested in joining the Society of Fellows, please contact Peter Waanders at 970-544-7912 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
This event will feature a brief private viewing of the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s special exhibition: “The Civil War and American Art,” followed by a discussion by panelists as they examine works they find particularly revealing of an aspect of the Civil War. Featured guests are Ric Burns, Harold Holzer and Edward Zwick.
By invitation only.
The Aspen Around Town Series is a special offering of Aspen Institute public events held in and around the City of Washington, DC, jointly presented by prominent Washington-based cultural institutions. The events showcase dialogues focused on a broad range of topics featuring nationally recognized leaders and noted political and cultural experts. The Series is designed to provide these intellectually stimulating and topical conversations––a hallmark of the Aspen Institute––to the greater Washington community.