P&P Live!: Pam Fessler – Carville's Cure: Leprosy, Stigma, and the Fight for Justice – in conversation with Ailsa Chang

Upcoming Event
Sunday, July 19, 2020 - 5:00pm

This event will be streamed online as part of our P&P Live! Series.

Following the trail of an unexpected family connection, acclaimed journalist Pam Fessler has unearthed the lost world of the patients, nurses, doctors, and researchers at Carville – the site of the only leprosy colony in the continental United States– who struggled for over a century to eradicate Hansen's disease, the modern name for leprosy.

Pam Fessler is an award-winning correspondent with NPR News, where she covers poverty, philanthropy, and voting issues

Ailsa Chang is an award-winning journalist who hosts NPR's All Things Considered.


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Politics and Prose Live!
Washington, DC 20008
Non Fiction
Carville's Cure: Leprosy, Stigma, and the Fight for Justice Cover Image
ISBN: 9781631495038
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Published: Liveright - July 14th, 2020

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