Fresh Air, Greg Mortenson and Andrew Meldrum

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Publisher Description

Activist Greg Mortenson and journalist Andrew Meldrum on this edition of Fresh Air. Greg Mortenson is the founder and Executive Director of the Central Asia Institute. Since 1993, the organization has opened schools and provided an education for over 4000 girls in Pakistan and Afghanistan. The schools promote literacy, women's vocational skills, public health and environmental awareness. Mortenson splits his time between Central Asia and Montana. Andrew Meldrum's the Guardian's Zimbabwe correspondent. Currently, he covers the upcoming presidential election in Zimbabwe and the crackdown that the media faces as election time nears. In the past few weeks, he's written a series of articles focusing on the bill President Mugabe signed, requiring all journalists working in Zimbabwe to have a license from the Minister of Information. (Broadcast Date February 7, 2002)

GENRE
Arts & Entertainment
NARRATOR
TG
Terry Gross
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
00:46
hr min
RELEASED
2002
February 7
PUBLISHER
WHYY-FM
PRESENTED BY
Audible.com
SIZE
20.7
MB

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