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Alworth Institute Memorial Lecture Series

Royal D. Alworth, Jr. Memorial Lecture

This annual lecture, named in honor of the late Royal D. Alworth, Jr.'s life and interests and normally delivered during the second semester, is designed to raise public understanding of a significant international topic.

T.R. Reid2012-2013 Royal D. Alworth, Jr. Memorial Lecture

One Shoulder, Ten Countries: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper and Fairer Health Care"

Presented by T.R. Reid, Correspondent and Reporter, NPR and PBS
Author of The Healing of America
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
7:00 p.m.
Bohannon Hall 90, UMD

Copies of Reid's book will be sold at the event, and T.R. Reid will sign books.

Related events –

PBS Frontline Documentary – Sick Around the World: Other Rich Countries Have Universal Health Care. Why Don't We?
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 7:00 p.m. - Montague Hall 70, UMD

Discussion of T.R. Reid's book, The Healing of America - T.R. Reid will be at the meeting to answer questions.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 7:00 p.m. - Library 4th Floor Rotunda, UMD

T. R. Reid has become one of the nation's best-known reporters through his coverage of global affairs for The Washington Post, his books and documentary films, and his light-hearted commentaries on National Public Radio. Reid majored in Classics at Princeton University, and served as a naval officer, a teacher, and various other jobs. At The Washington Post, he covered Congress and four presidential campaigns. He served as the paper's bureau chief in Tokyo and in London. He has reported from three dozen countries on five continents. Reid has written and hosted documentary films for National Geographic TV, for PBS, and for the A&E network. He is a regular commentator on National Public Radio's "Morning Edition." He has written seven books in English and three in Japanese, and translated one book from the Japanese. His latest book 'The Healing of America, was published in the fall of 2009 and quickly became a national best-seller. PBS Frontline made two documentaries following Reid around the world as he reported that book. Reid is a member of the board of the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, the Japan-America Society of Colorado, and the University of Colorado Medical School.

These events are co-sponsored by the UMD College of Liberal Arts, UMD's Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, the University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth, and UMD's Women's Resource and Action Center.



Dr. Anuradha Chenoy2012 Royal D. Alworth, Jr. Memorial Lecture

India and her Neighbors: The Foreign Policy Projections & Strategic Partnerships of a Rising Power"

Presented by Dr. Anuradha Chenoy, Professor, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
7:00 p.m.

Library 4th Floor Rotunda

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