The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC. Its mission is to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues.

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The Future of Affirmative Action in the Courts and the Classroom
Video | December 12, 2012
Less than ten years after upholding affirmative action in higher education, the Supreme Court is once again considering—in the case of Fisher v. University of Texas—whether university admissions... Read More
Video | December 17, 2012
The Aspen Institute Homeland Security Program and Booz Allen Hamilton present a discussion on Strategies for Border Management in a Globalized, Networked Environment.Featuring:Thomas Winkowski... Read More
A Conversation with Julie Taymor
Video | December 19, 2012
Conversation with Julie Taymor and Michael Eisner. Read More
Video | January 14, 2013
Why Goethe? Why 1949? Why Aspen? Something very strange happened in Aspen in the summer 1949. Even though there were very few ho­tel rooms, 2,000 people came here. They came from every state except... Read More
Video | December 21, 2012
Samuel Nussbaum, MD, Executive Vice President, Clinical Health Policy and Chief Medical Officer, WellPoint, Inc., provides the keynote address for the event, which welcomes leading clinicians,... Read More
Video | December 21, 2012
Speakers provide an overview of the Health Innovation Project’s report, "Reinventing Health Care: The Barriers to Innovation," first released in Washington, D.C., in March 2012. Report authors... Read More
Video | December 21, 2012
A panel of local experts follow and highlight efforts happening on the frontlines of care to improve patient health in the San Francisco/San Jose Bay Area and across California. The recipients of... Read More
Video | February 4, 2013
Roundtable featuring the Honorable Kurt Campbell, assistant secretary of state for east asian and pacific affairs, in conversation with New York Times Chief Washington Correspondent David Sanger Read More
Video | January 14, 2013
The Information Economy Report 2012: The Software Industry and Developing Countries is the seventh edition in the flagship series published by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (... Read More