'What's the Big Idea?' at the Aspen Ideas Festival
Broadcast: Midday, 06/30/2009, 12:00 p.m.
Nine speakers from a variety of fields give short presentations on their big ideas, at the opening of the 2009 Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colo.
- Sandra Day O'Connor: Former United States Supreme Court Justice.
- David Bradley: Chair and owner of the Atlantic Media Company.
- Sean Carroll: Professor of molecular biology and genetics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
- Madrina Pisklakova: Founder of Center ANNA, the first crisis counseling center in Russia.
- Robert Socolow: Professor of mechnical and aerospace engineering at Princeton University. Co-director of Princeton's Carbon Mitigation Initiative.
- Marian Wright Edelman: President and founder of the Children's Defense Fund.
- Paul Ryan: U.S. Representative, R-Wis.
- Elissa Massamino: CEO and executive director of Human Rights First.
- David Fanning: Executive producer of PBS Frontline.
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