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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

While fighting against genocide in Africa, John Prendergast, human rights activist and co-founder of the Enough Project, was also a Big Brother to Michael Mattocks in Washington, D.C.  He talks about how that relationship helped them both and the book they co-authored, Unlikely Brothers: Our Story of Adventure, Loss, and Redemption.

Event: John Prendergast and Michael Mattocks will be having a conversation with Ann Curry at McNally Jackson Bookstore at 52 Prince Street on Wednesday 6/29 at 1:00 PM.

Guests:

John Prendergast

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Comments [3]

Nell Okie

Lovely interview!! Thank you!! The book is wonderful!!

Jun. 29 2011 06:38 PM
Em

There are too many NGOs/non-profits chasing limited funding, and today they are behaving like competing corporations, both here and abroad. The basic political problems are getting further away from solution rather than closer. The confusion of resource allocation is not helping. I think these kind of ego driven memoirs do not help to inspire anything else but more people doing stuff to feel good about themselves rather than really change the fundamental problems and causes. It's particularly obnoxious when celebrities get involved for PR purposes.

Jun. 29 2011 11:01 AM
tom from long island city

I would like to urge the guest to rally support for AMERICAN CITIES that are full of struggling families... If we contine to decline relative to China and other placxes, we won't be able to help all around the world in generations to come

Jun. 29 2011 10:58 AM

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