Title

Mountains Beyond Mountains

Document Type

Video File

Publication Date

10-3-2006

Abstract

The Clark University President's Lecture Series presented Pulitzer Prize-wining author Tracy Kidder, who discussed his book “Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World.”

“Mountains Beyond Mountains” was the suggested summer reading for the incoming Class of 2010, in keeping with Clark’s theme for the 2006-07 academic year: Global Health and Social Justice. Kidder’s book links closely with this theme, focusing on Farmer’s career as a charismatic Harvard-based physician who founded Partners in Health (PIH) to fight tuberculosis in Haiti. Today, the organization is committed to bringing the benefits of modern medical science to those most in need in the world’s poorest and sickest communities.

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Tracy Kidder

The President’s Lecture Series

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