Paul Farmer is an iconoclast doctor who refuses to accept conventional wisdom, and practices more than he preaches. Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy Kidder's new book, "Mountains Beyond Mountains," follows Farmer from the plateaus of Haiti to the prisons of Siberia, from Cuban hospitals to Peruvian clinics.
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Paul Farmer, Founder and Executive Vice-President of Partners In Health, Professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, author of numerous books, and recipient of the 1993 MacArthur Foundation "Genius" Grant
Tracy Kidder, author of "Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man who Would Cure the World," winner of the 1981 Pulitzer Prize for non-fiction
This program aired on October 3, 2003.