The Great American Reset

Studio 360

This week, Studio 360 looks for ways to use the economic crisis to our advantage: think of it as the Great American Reset. In a show taped live at 2009’s Aspen Ideas Festival, the writer Susan Orlean remembers the optimism of her late father, who came of age during the Depression. The band They Might Be Giants has a warning about dangerous fads. And inventor Saul Griffith explains how to get kids excited about the future again.

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