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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Eric Liu discusses his new Aspen Institute initiative to cultivate the values.
Susie Essman unpacks her bitingly hilarious comedy.
Ted Kaufman considers the fate of corporate reform.
Neal Katyal explains how the Supreme Court is forging a new era of compromise.
Allen discusses her reinterpretation of our founding document as a defense of equality.
Howard Tullman defines his principles of a data-driven economy.
Mandvi explores the virtues of satirical news as well as recollections from his memoir.
Senator Bernie Sanders discusses his blueprint for a populist reform agenda.