In Depth with T.R. Reid
T.R. Reid talked via satellite from Denver about his life, career, and works. He responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. A… read more
T.R. Reid talked via satellite from Denver about his life, career, and works. He responded to telephone calls and electronic mail.
A previously recorded video was shown of T.R. Reid giving a tour of his home office in Denver, Colorado, and talking about his work.
Mr. Reid was a reporter for the Washington Post, covering politics for the national desk, before going abroad to cover Japan. His jobs included Washington Post bureau chief in Tokyo and London. Mr. Reid was the lead correspondent for the 2008 “Frontline” documentary “Sick Around the World,” which examined five other capitalist democracies, looking for lessons on health-care delivery. He wrote about this in The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care (The Penguin Press; August 20, 2009). In addition to this book, T.R. Reid is also the author of The United States of Europe: The New Superpower and the End of American Supremacy (2004); Confucius Lives Next Door: What Living in the East Teaches Us About Living in the West (2001); Ski Japan! (1996); The Chip: How Two Americans Invented the Microchip and Launched a Revolution (1986); and Congressional Odyssey (1981). He is also a contributor to the 1980 edition of The Pursuit of the Presidency. Mr. Reid’s additional books are Japanese-language works: Seiko Hoteishiki, Tomu no Me Tomu no Mimi, and Nippon Kenbunroku. close
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