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The Aspen Ideas Festival Announces Live Video for July 3

Companies mentioned in this article: The Aspen Institute

ASPEN, Colo., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Ideas Festival, presented by the Aspen Institute and The Atlantic, concludes today, July 3. The upcoming live video for July 3 is:

    --  9:00am MDT / 11:00am EDT - Stress Test: Reflections on the Financial
        CrisisAs president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and then as
        President Barack Obama's secretary of the Treasury, Timothy Geithner
        helped the United States navigate the worst financial crisis since the
        Great Depression, from boom to bust and rescue to recovery.James
        Fallows, National Correspondent, The AtlanticTimothy Geithner, Former US
        Secretary of the Treasury

    --  9:00am MDT / 11:00am EDT - Pathway to a State: Is it Possible?Thomas
        Friedman in conversation with Salam Fayyad, Former Prime Minister,
        Palestinian National Authority. Salam Fayyad, Founder, Future for
        Palestine; Former Prime Minister, Palestinian National AuthorityThomas
        L. Friedman, Foreign Affairs Columnist, The New York Times;

    --  10:20m MDT / 12:20pm EDT - In Conversation with EPA Administrator Gina
        McCarthyGina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection
        AgencyHari Sreenivasan, Anchor, Senior Correspondent, and Director of
        Digital Partnerships, "PBS NewsHour" and "PBS NewsHour

    --  12:00pm MDT / 2:00pm EDT - 21st Century WorkforceWalter Isaacson,
        President and CEO, Aspen InstitutePenny Pritzker, US Secretary of

    --  1:15pm MDT / 3:15pm EDT - Closing Session: Aspen Ideas To

Transcripts from conversations earlier this week are available at Selected conversations include:

    --  The Dope on Pot: Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper and Katie Couric in

    --  Afternoon of Conversation with Indra Nooyi and David BradleyIndra Nooyi,
        Chairperson and CEO, PepsiCoDavid Bradley, Chairman, Atlantic Media

WHERE: Throughout the week of the festival, which runs to July 3, live video will be streamed at,, and After the conclusion of live streams, video will be available for viewing at

Additionally, on Twitter, follow @AspenIdeas, @TheAtlantic, and @Atlantic_LIVE, tweet your thoughts using #AspenIdeas, and follow our speakers at Like us at and, follow for inside looks at the Festival, and participate in Facebook Q&As with Festival speakers throughout the week. See our behind-the-scenes photos and show us your point of view using #AspenIdeas, and

WHEN: Live video will be featured each day of the festival, which runs June 24 to July 3, 2014.

About The Atlantic

Since its founding in 1857 as a magazine about "the American Idea" that would be of "no party or clique," The Atlantic has been at the forefront of brave thinking in journalism. One of the first magazines to launch on the Web in the early 1990s, The Atlantic has continued to help shape the national debate across print, digital, and event platforms. With the addition of its news- and opinion-tracking site, The Wire, and on global cities, The Atlantic is a multimedia forum on the most critical issues of our times--from politics, business, urban affairs, and the economy, to technology, arts, and culture. The Atlantic is the flagship property of Washington, D.C.-based publisher Atlantic Media.

About the Aspen Institute

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. The Institute is based in Washington, DC; Aspen, Colorado; and on the Wye River on Maryland's Eastern Shore. It also has offices in New York City and an international network of partners. For more information, visit

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