Book Discussion on Creating a World Without Poverty

Muhammad Yunus talked about his book, Creating a World Without Poverty: Social Business and the Future of Capitalism (PublicAffairs;… read more

Muhammad Yunus talked about his book, Creating a World Without Poverty: Social Business and the Future of Capitalism (PublicAffairs; January 5, 2009). The Nobel Peace Prize recipient wrote about using micro-credit to help the poor around the world - including in the U.S. - improve their lives. Following his presentation he responded to questions from the audience. 

Muhammad Yunus is the founder and managing director of the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006. Mr. Yunus is the author of Banker to the Poor: Micro-Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on Creating a World Without Poverty

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283927-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 15, 2009
Last Aired:
Apr 14, 2009

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  • Feb 15, 2009 | 12:04am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 15, 2009 | 3:03pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 15, 2009 | 10:06pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 14, 2009 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 14, 2009 | 10:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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