Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist Laurie Garrett To Speak March 11

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Laurie Garrett of Newsday, will lecture at the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum at 6:45 p.m. on Monday, March 11. She will discuss her latest work, Betrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global Public Health, which examines various health catastrophes around the world, which she believes will lead to a global health disaster, as well as the possibility of bioterrorism.

The lecture is free and open to the public, and seating is available on a first-come basis. For more information or reservations, please call the Athenaeum at (909) 621-8244 or visit www.claremontmckenna.edu/mmca.

Garrett is the only writer to have won the Pulitzer, the Polk, and the Peabody awards. The author of The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Disease in a World out of Balance, she is well known for her reports on infectious diseases and epidemics. Her articles have appeared in Foreign Affairs, Esquire, Vanity Fair, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, and Current Issues in Public Health.