The Best of the Aspen Ideas Festival, Part 1 of 2 on AM 1370

The Best of the Aspen Ideas Festival, Part 1 of 2 on AM 1370

Sun, 08/22/2010 - 10:00pm

Pictured: Host Kai Ryssdal

Tune in as host Kai Ryssdal presents The Next Economy: Innovation as Catalyst.

Marketplace and American Public Media recorded the best presentations at the Aspen Ideas Festival held July 5 - 11, 2010, and compiled them into two "Best of Aspen" one-hour specials airing Sundays, August 22 and 29 at 10 p.m. on AM 1370/FM-HD 91.5-2. Hosted by Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal, the programs present conversation-packed explorations of some of the most important ideas and pressing issues we face.

The Next Economy: Innovation as Catalyst, airing Sunday, August 22 at 10 p.m., features a conversation with top economic minds who debate the health of our financial system. Living Digitally, airing Sunday, August 29 at 10 p.m., shares a conversation between some of the brains behind the tech revolution as they discuss how technology is reshaping our lives and our interactions.

Each year, the Aspen Ideas Festival brings some of the most inspired and provocative thinkers, writers, businesspeople and other leaders from across the country and around the world to Aspen, Colo., for inquisitive discussion of the ideas and issues that shape our lives and challenge our times.