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Deep Dive: Is Math Important?

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Math is not just the language of numbers. It is also not just a subject for school children. What math, if any is important for adults? Where does America stand in the world in math and how can we improve? Is it the teaching? What kind of preparation do our youth need to succeed? What do we know about other kids in the world and how they perform — and why?

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Video thumbnail: Aspen Ideas Festival The Afternoon of Conversation: Peter Thiel

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The Afternoon of Conversation: Peter Thiel

Venture Capitalist Peter Thiel

22:19

The Afternoon of Conversation: Peter Thiel

22:19

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America's Lessons Learned in Afghanistan

Rebecca Blumenstein, Interviewer, Karl Eikenberry

59:59

America's Lessons Learned in Afghanistan

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Video thumbnail: Aspen Ideas Festival Senator Lindsey Graham on the Danger Posed by Iran

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Senator Lindsey Graham on the Danger Posed by Iran

Jeffrey Goldberg, Interviewer, Lindsey Graham

4:40

Senator Lindsey Graham on the Danger Posed by Iran

4:40

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If Culture is the Problem, How Do We Change the Culture?

Ta-Nehisi Coates, Jeffrey Goldberg, Moderator, Mitch Landrieu

9:40

If Culture is the Problem, How Do We Change the Culture?

9:40

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Should We Replace the WHO?

Sam Kargbo, Tom Kenyon, Ron Klain, Brian Koll, Seema Yasmin, Moderator

2:31

Should We Replace the WHO?

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The Gutenberg Moment for Medicine

Corby Kummer and Eric Topol

1:40

The Gutenberg Moment for Medicine

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