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Bill Moyers | The Journal: Greg Mortenson, Thomas Frank | PBS

Duration: 52:52 (Full Program)
Program: Bill Moyers Journal #1338
Broadcast Date: Jan. 15, 2010

America has committed billions to escalate military action in Afghanistan and Pakistan, but humanitarian and best-selling author Greg Mortenson argues that there's a better path to peace: building schools and nurturing local communities. Mortenson, who has worked for 17 years in the region, is the author of the worldwide best-seller, Three Cups of Tea , and a new book, Stones Into Schools . Both books tell the remarkable story of Mortensen's efforts to build dozens of schools in some of the most lawless and remote regions of Afghanistan and Pakistan.

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Post Date: January 19, 2010