Tulane University and the Aspen Institute bring you the Values in America Speaker Series, featuring a variety of speakers who give voice to the nuanced and stimulating topic of values in America. Hosted by Walter Isaacson, the series is a response to today's highly-charged political atmosphere. Americans are searching for a common ground where we can meet as a first step to hearing, appreciating and understanding the core values we share.
Introduction to the Values in America podcast08/05/2018 Duração: 01min
This is Walter Isaacson. In today’s highly-charged political atmosphere, many Americans are searching for common ground…. A place where we can meet as a first step to hearing, appreciating and understanding our shared values and ideals. To that end, Tulane University and the Aspen Institute have partnered to launch the Values in America Speaker Series. This podcast features the best of those speakers who visit Tulane in New Orleans, as well in-studio interviews with scholars, historians, politicians, and regular Americans, where will dive deep into conversations about our culture. What are the core values of our American culture? Do we still subscribe to the same ideals of our founders? Can these United States still be united under the flag of those ideals…. Liberty, Equality, Democracy? Thank you for asking these questions along with us.
When America’s Values are Tested: Lessons from Jefferson, Lincoln and other great leaders in the Age of Trump08/05/2018 Duração: 01h04min
The event, “When America’s Values are Tested: Lessons from Jefferson, Lincoln and other great leaders in the Age of Trump,” featured presidential historian Jon Meacham, and was moderated by Tulane professor of history, Walter Isaacson. Meacham drew on his great biographies and answered a variety of questions from the audience to create an in-depth discussion about the inner strength of America. Read more about the event in the New Wave. Recorded April 19, 2018 at Tulane University in New Orleans.