Thursday, August 07, 2014

Thursday Thinking - Who Will the "Us" Be

Michele Norris, former co-host of the NPR All Things Considered program, has a new memoir (The Grace of Silence) and spoke recently at the Aspen Ideas Festival on the subject of changing demographics and what it means to be an American. Norris was born in Minnesota and attended Washburn High School, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and the University of Minnesota.

Aspen Ideas Festival: Who Will the "Us" Be
How successful is our experiment to create the first mass multicultural democratic republic? The Aspen Ideas Festival brought together a panel including NPR's Michele Norris to talk about the profound demographic change in America, and they try to answer the question: is it possible to define a coherent idea of "Us" as Americans? CLICK HERE for the Audio. Scroll down for the video.

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