What Is the Greatest Story Ever Told?
Aug 29, 2014
At this year's Aspen Ideas Festival, we asked a group of storytellers to share their favorite tales. Their answers ranged from Charlotte's Web to Anna Karenina and beyond, along with a handful of insights about the power of a good story. "Maybe the Bible?" says musician Yoni Bloch. "You've got all the elements: good characters, the weak winning over the strong." Panelists include Beau Willimon, Michael Eisner, Catherine Burns, Jay Allison, Jon Lovett, Paula Kerger, and Hari Kondabolu.
The Big Question is a series inspired by The Atlantic's back-page feature.
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Ideas and insights from leaders at the Aspen Ideas Festival