1A is part of the 2017 Aspen Ideas Festival. What's it all about?
Learning to live together after our nasty election: if a house divided against itself cannot stand, then America right now feels pretty shaky. Joshua Johnson asks how we get past the name-calling, and treat each other like human beings.
- Frank Sesno Director of the School of Media and Public Affairs at the George Washington University; host of Planet Forward; author of "Ask More: The Power of Questions to Open Doors, Uncover Solutions, and Spark Change”
- Celeste Headlee Host of Georgia Public Broadcasting's "On Second Thought"; author of a forthcoming book on reviving conversation, tentatively titled "We Should Talk"
- Dante Chinni Director of the American Communities Project; contributor to NBC News and The Wall Street Journal; author of "Our Patchwork Nation"
Celeste Headlee's TED Talk
Read An Excerpt From Frank Sesno's Book
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