First broadcast in May, 1956 and now hosted by Alexander Heffner, The Open Mind is a thoughtful excursion into the world of ideas. Designed to elicit insights into contemporary areas of national concern, Open Mind explores challenges of the digital age, American politics and other emerging issues. These conversations are a primary resource available to students, teachers, researchers, archivists, librarians, historians, journalists and all who are interested in history, biography, media, communications, news, and public affairs.Visit The Open Mind Website
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Gary Pruitt talks bout safeguarding journalists as the ‘eyewitnesses to history.”
The Reverend John Jenkins talks about moral education.
Biz Stone reflects on the creation of Twitter and its social ramifications.
Charles Rangel talks about his half-century-long career of passionate advocacy.
Foster examines the intimate lives and reputations of the founding patriarchs.
Macy Gray considers how today's music is, or is not, changing the world around us.
Mo Rocca considers the imagination of American innovators.
Eric Liu discusses his new Aspen Institute initiative to cultivate the values.