Saturday, June 13, 2015

T.R. Reid coming to Salem

Author, lecturer, documentary film maker T. R. Reid visits Oregon to discuss health care reform
T. R. Reid has become one of the nation's best-known reporters through his books and articles, documentary films, reporting for the Washington Post, and commentaries on NPR's Morning Edition. 

His 2009 book "The Healing of America" became a national best-seller. PBS Frontline made two documentaries, "Sick Around the World" and "India--A Second Opinion" following Reid as he did the reporting for that book. His latest PBS film is "U.S. Health Care: The Good News," broadcast by PBS affiliates around the country.

Reid is Chair of the Colorado Foundation for Universal Health Care, the state-wide citizens' campaign working to provide health care for every Coloradan. For more information, please visit his website: This Oregon visit is sponsored by the Oregon chapter of Physicians for a National Health Program.

Here are events open to the public:

·         July 25th, Saturday 12:00 pm in Salem: "Obamacare: Is it the answer?" Presentation by Mr. Reid to the Salem City Club followed by discussion. Creekside Room, Building D, Salem Hospital Campus, 890 Oak Street SE, Salem. Details will be available at 

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