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Listen Longer 01/09: ‘Best of’ Aspen Institute Conversations

January 11, 2016  • Aspen Institute Staff

This past week Aspen Institute Radio featured highlights of some of the best sessions around the Institute. This episode includes a conversation about common sense investing, an examination of Jesus within the context of the times in which he lived, and a chat with PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi.

Aspen Institute Radio, our two-hour radio show, airs every Saturday and Sunday on SiriusXM Insight (channel 121). Each episode dives into the topics that inform the world around us. Here in our weekly Listen Longer posts, we’ll recap each episode and show where you can read, watch, and listen to more. Don’t have SiriusXM? Try it free for a month here.

Jack Bogle on Common Sense Investing

Known for his straight talk on common sense investing, and for having invented the Index Mutual Fund, Jack Bogle built the Vanguard Group to be the world’s largest mutual fund organization. In this conversation, Bogle discusses investing, including discussions about mutual funds and the stock market.

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi talks about corporate responsibility and answers questions about whether women can ‘have it all.’

Aaron Sorkin and David Brooks, “What’s Character Got to Do with It?”

New York Times Columnist David Brooks writes about character. Screenwriter and producer Aaron Sorkin writes about characters. The opinionator and consummate storyteller join in a conversation about how Sorkin’s connection to and love of character distinguishes his writing and his craft.

The Jesus of History

Sifting through centuries of mythmaking, religious scholar and author Reza Aslan sheds new light on one of history’s most influential and enigmatic figures by examining Jesus within the context of the times in which he lived: the age of zealotry.