Airing Friday 7/4 at 6 pm ET through Sunday 7/6 at 10 pm ET on Indie

From the 10th annual Aspen Ideas Festival, SiriusXM’s Indie brings you Aspen Ideas Radio. Listen to the most interesting thinkers and leaders from around the world as they discuss their work, the issues that inspire them, and their ideas for a better world. Aspen Ideas Radio will air the highlights from the 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival including panels and speeches from attendees such as Michael Eisner, Biz Stone, Arianna Huffington, and many more.

SiriusXM Stars‘ Perri Peltz interviewed actor Robert De Niro from the 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen Colorado. De Niro discusses his new HBO documentary film, Remembering the Artist: Robert De Niro, Sr., a moving portrait of De Niro’s father. De Niro reflects on the emotional relationship he had with his parents and the lessons he learned through his own relationship with his children.

“[My father] was a loving father. He wasn’t a father that took me out to play baseball or those kind of things, but he, in his own way, was very loving, and his intentions were good.”

Peltz also spoke with Stephen Olikara, of the Millennial Action Project, who was been named “Millennial of the Year” at the festival. Olikara discusses the millennial generation in politics.

“The millennial generation is about to fundamentally transform politics, and in some ways, it’s already happening … We do need a new generation of civic entrepreneurs, and that’s what the Millennial Action Project is dedicated to. Specifically, in the legislative context.”

“This generation is substantially underrepresented in Congress. But what we’re finding is that this generation is now 50% independent. Across all generations, the fastest rising political affiliation is independent. So there’s a willingness to challenge the party labels and a willingness to challenge the status quo … Ultimately, we’re going to create a generation of policy makers who believe that cooperation is the best way to govern our country.”

SiriusXM Indie’s Pete Dominick spoke with President of the Council on Foreign Relations and the author “Foreign Policy Begins at Home: The Case for Putting America’s House in Order,” Richard Haass, who says he was skeptical about invading Iraq while he was in George W. Bush’s administration, and that later he came out against “going after” Muammar Gaddafi.

“Saddam ran one of the most secular countries in the Middle East.These guys — Saddam, Gaddafi, Mubarak, Assad — this is the old order. To be generous, you’d call them authoritarians, autocrats.They weren’t quite dictators, they didn’t have that degree of control. What [the US has] done, is we have done our best to undermine all of them. And what we have either been unable or willing to do is put something better in its place. So it makes you think, this whole concept of regime change and getting rid of these flawed, unattractive guys, has come back and bitten us tremendously and history is gonna be brutal, I would think, in its criticism of American foreign policy. That we thought we could get rid of these guys, which in some cases we could, but the bigger conceit was that we then thought we could put something much better in their place.”

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