This Week on Well Read TV: Larry Brilliant Talks about SOMETIMES BRILLIANT

This week on Well Read, author and epidemiologist Larry Brilliant will be speaking with hosts Elisa Jaffe and Mary Anne Gwinn about his memoir, released October 11, Sometimes Brilliant: The Impossible Adventure of a Spiritual Seeker and Visionary Physician Who Helped Conquer the Worst Disease in History (2016). A physician, professor, philanthropist, and more, Brilliant has traveled from San Francisco to Sri Lanka, helped eradicate small pox, and served as’s Executive Director. In the video clip above, Brilliant discusses the “incredible things” that happen when “people from all over the world” work together.

To watch his full conversation with Jaffe and Gwinn, check your public television affiliate’s schedule and World Channel beginning this Friday, November 11.

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