Book Discussion on Haiti After the Earthquake

Paul Farmer talked about the devastation caused by the January 12, 2010, earthquake in Haiti and took a critical look at the aid agencies… read more

Paul Farmer talked about the devastation caused by the January 12, 2010, earthquake in Haiti and took a critical look at the aid agencies which had been working there since. Dr. Farmer also talked about the past involvement of the U.S. and other countries in Haiti and argued that they have contributed to making the impact of the earthquake worse than it may have been. He was interviewed by Dr. LaPook and responded to questions from members of the audience. This was a Hooks Book Event for the Ronal Reagan Building and International Trade Center. close

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

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Book Discussion on Haiti After the Earthquake

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Program ID:
301766-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 1, 2011
Last Aired:
Jan 15, 2012

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  • Oct 01, 2011 | 9:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 02, 2011 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 02, 2011 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 19, 2011 | 8:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 24, 2011 | 1:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 25, 2011 | 1:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 15, 2012 | 6:06pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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