Giffords is still recovering from her wounds and speaks short sentences haltingly, but she looked radiant on stage in the hotel ballroom, nodding frequently in affirmation as her husband spoke.
Crown, who is married to Jim Crown, the managing partner of the Aspen Skiing Co., has an exhibit in the Doerr-Hosier building called “Inside my head: a contemporary self-portrait.”
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said Thursday at the Aspen Ideas Festival that he does not plan on running for president in 2016. “I have no interest in running in 2016, just so that we are absolutely clear,” Hickenlooper said in response to a question from interviewer Derek Thompson, business editor at The Atlantic.
The first “big idea” to be rolled at out at the ninth annual Aspen Ideas Festival, which started on the Aspen Institute campus Wednesday afternoon, is the notion of creating a national service program in America that would attract one million young people annually.
There was plenty of sage advice available at this year’s Aspen Ideas Festival. Listen to audio from Marissa Mayer, Mike Mullen, Joe Klein and others.